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‘A political show’: Beijing hits back at Western criticism of Hong Kong national security arrests

Beijing has hit back at Western criticism of Hong Kong’s latest arrest of activists, including a 90-year-old Catholic cardinal, accusing them of “smearing” and putting on a “political show.” China’s Foreign Ministry in Hong Kong “expresses strong disapproval and opposition, emphasising that ‘rights and freedoms’ are not a ‘shield’ for illegal activities in Hong Kong,” […]