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‘Tool of suppression’: 38 groups urge Hong Kong gov’t to withdraw Chinese national anthem bill

Thirty-eight civil society groups and political parties have urged the Hong Kong government to withdraw a national anthem bill, arguing that it violates citizens’ rights to fundamental freedoms. “The National Anthem Law imposes an ideology on Hong Kong citizens by requiring them to respect the national anthem to an extent that will ‘promote patriotism; and […]