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Xi Jinping Travels to Hong Kong for 25th Anniversary of Return to Chinese Rule

HeadlineJun 30, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping has traveled to Hong Kong for the 25th anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese rule after more than 150 years as a British colony. It’s Xi’s first visit to Hong Kong since authorities imposed a national security law severely limiting civil liberties and press freedoms, while violently suppressing large-scale protests and limiting who can run for Hong Kong’s Legislative Council.

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