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Amnesty International urges China to scrap controversial NGO law

Amnesty International have called for China’s new foreign NGO law to be scrapped. The human rights organisation called the law “fundamentally flawed” on Thursday, stating that it would grant authorities the power to smother civil society. “The new law will have severe consequences for freedom of expression, peaceful assembly, and association, which are already sharply curtailed under existing laws […]