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Australia lashes ‘elimination of dissent’ in Hong Kong

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Australia has joined all Five Eyes nations except New Zealand in labelling mass arrests in Hong Kong an attempt to eliminate dissent in a move that could further heighten tensions with Beijing. More than 50 pro-democracy politicians and activists, including prominent activist Joshua Wong, were arrested on Wednesday in the largest crackdown under Hong Kong’s controversial National Security Law.
The bill was introduced in June to criminalise acts of secession and “subversion” in a move critics said…

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