The national anthem law, which criminalises insulting March of the Volunteers, was approved by China’s legislative body in 2017. Violators in China face detention of up to 15 days by police, or criminal prosecution. It is also set to be rolled out in Hong Kong.
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A man has been detained by Hong Kong police for allegedly insulting the Chinese national anthem – the first arrest of its kind in the city. Police said the 40-year-old waved a British colonial Hong Kong flag while urging others to “boo” the Chinese anthem – March of the Volunteers – as well as chant […]
Hong Kong police on Friday said they had launched an investigation into Olympic Games fans who booed China’s national anthem and drowned it out with chanting during a public screening at a mall. The Chinese international finance hub has had its best Games on record with Edgar Cheung winning gold in fencing and Siobhan Haughey […]