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Friday, Aug 14, 2020

Boris Confirms UK Pledge to Hong Kong's BNOs

Boris Johnson offers 3 million Hong Kong citizens refuge in the UK in retaliation to China imposing national security law
  • The UK offers millions of Hong Kong citizens the right to move to the UK.
  • Three million Hong Kong citizens with British visa rights will be offered a path to UK citizenship, along with their family members.
  • UK prime minister Boris Johnson announces the move in retaliation to China's passage of a new national security law in the country.
  • Johnson says the law breaches the Sino-British joint declaration.
  • Almost 200 protesters were arrested in Hong Kong after the law was imposed.

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