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Hong Kong parliament brawls over Chinese national anthem bill

Fighting broke out between pro-democracy and pro-government lawmakers in Hong Kong on Monday, over a proposed law to ban insults China’s national anthem. The clashes erupted in the House Committee, a body that helps evaluate bills, with security guards dragging protesting pro-democracy legislators from the chamber and arguments flaring up between rival camps. The Democrats say that the move is illegal, citing the opinion of the party’s own lawyers. 


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