Police State/Civil Liberties

China Begins Brutal Crackdown Under New Law In Hong Kong, Starts Arresting Those Calling For Freedom

China is the global ruling class’ test market in a sophisticated, high-tech state repression. Recall how much praise China received from international opinion leaders for its heavy-handed response to COVID-19 (all the while disseminating fraudulent medical statistics).

By Ryan Saavedra

The Daily Wire

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) began cracking down on Hong Kong protesters on Wednesday after China’s government imposed a new national security law that cemented Beijing’s control over the city.

On Tuesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping signed into a law a bill banning acts of sedition, subversion, and terrorism, a bill passed by China’s top legislative body by a vote of 162-0. Violating the new law could result in a sentence of life in prison.

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