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China Plans New National-Security Law for Hong Kong

HONG KONG—China signaled it will impose new national-security laws on Hong Kong, dealing a blow to the territory’s autonomy as Beijing seeks to stamp out widespread pro-democracy protests that have challenged leader Xi Jinping.

A spokesman for China’s legislature, which starts a weeklong session Friday, said lawmakers will review a resolution on “establishing and enhancing the legal framework and enforcement mechanisms for safeguarding national security” in Hong Kong.

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