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  • now to three million people in Hong Kong are to be granted new rights to come to live and work in the UK The decision follows China's in position off a new security law that makes it a crime to undermine Beijing's authority.

  • Boris Johnson denounced the legislation as a clear and serious breach off the 1985 Sino British Joint Declaration.

  • That was the agreement which set out how certain freedoms would be protected for 50 years after China assumed sovereignty Back in 1997 are China, correspondent John said, with has the latest for US.

  • 23 years after China took control of Hong Kong, it was an anniversary marked with tear gas.

  • Onda rests familiar scenes, but the stakes for protesters air now so much higher with the new national security law in force.

  • For Hong Kong's pro Beijing leaders, though, this was a data celebrate with a flag raising ceremony and a champagne toast with Chinese offices for Beijing.

  • This is all about sovereignty, with China denying that the new law breaches its promise to Britain toe uphold Hong Kong's freedoms.

  • But the UK government clearly disagrees, and it is now pushing ahead with its plan to offer up to three million Hong Kong is eligible for British National Overseas passports or be Eno's, a route to citizenship.

  • We will grant being those five years limited leave to remain with the right to work or study.

  • After these five years, they'll be able to apply for settled status, and after a further 12 months with settled status, they will be able to apply for citizenship.

  • Senior Chinese officials, though, had already made it clear they have no time for what they see.

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  • Vance in and she'd We're making a law concerning a region of China to safeguard its national security.

  • It's none of your business.

  • Hong Kong's protesters, though a certain that something fundamental, is being lost and angry at the disrespect for human rights that this national security legislation brings.

  • I think very obviously the purpose of law is to change Hong Kong from new off law, rule or fear.

  • This photo shows the first man arrested for advocating independence from China on new police banners were on display, warning that such slogans could constitute secession or subversion, new offenses punishable with up to life in prison, John said.

now to three million people in Hong Kong are to be granted new rights to come to live and work in the UK The decision follows China's in position off a new security law that makes it a crime to undermine Beijing's authority.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/07/02
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