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China to Draft 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.

Zhang Yesui, a spokesman for China’s rubber-stamp legislature, which begins meeting on Friday, said lawmakers will review a resolution targeting what he called “secessionist and subversive” activity, foreign interference and terrorism in the city, where millions of people have marched over the past…

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