Day: June 25, 2020

Hong Kong’s Autonomy Under Threat Again As National Security Law’s Blueprint Revealed

On Saturday, June 20th, the Chinese government unveiled the blueprint for a highly controversial new national security law in the semi-autonomous city of Hong Kong. Under this legislation, China can bypass Hong Kong’s independent judicial system, which according to CNN, will allow the city’s pro-Chinese top official “to handpick which

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U.S. Tightens Syrian Sanctions Through The Caesar Act

In a sweeping move earlier this week, the United States officially imposed a new round of sanctions on the Syrian government—effectively cutting off the already war-torn country from the world economy. The legislation that made this possible, the Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act, was named in honour of a Syrian

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China Releases Plan For Hong Kong Security Law

On June 20, the Chinese government released a blueprint for its new national security law. According to a CNN article dated June 21, the bill would allow Chinese officials to establish a national security office in Hong Kong. A Global Times article dated June 20 adds that Hong Kong’s chief

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