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Hong Kong 25: Congratulations and criticism as lawmakers, rights groups react to Handover anniversary and new gov’t

Hong Kong marked the 25th anniversary of its return to China on Friday, as Chinese leader Xi Jinping officiated the swearing in of new chief executive John Lee. The closed-door celebrations were marked by high security, transport disruptions, media restrictions, and a typhoon forming near the Guangdong coast. HKFP rounds up reactions from lawmakers, political […]