Pro-democracy Hong Kong lawmakers protesting a bill that outlaws insulting the Chinese national anthem. Photo: AP Pro-democracy Hong Kong lawmakers protesting a bill that outlaws insulting the Chinese national anthem. Photo: AP
Pro-democracy Hong Kong lawmakers protesting a bill that outlaws insulting the Chinese national anthem. Photo: AP
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National anthem law must be loud and clear if it is to avoid challenges

  • If the intention is to cultivate a sense of one nation in the city as well as deter gratuitous provocations, implementation of the legislation should be carefully and discretely targeted

Pro-democracy Hong Kong lawmakers protesting a bill that outlaws insulting the Chinese national anthem. Photo: AP Pro-democracy Hong Kong lawmakers protesting a bill that outlaws insulting the Chinese national anthem. Photo: AP
Pro-democracy Hong Kong lawmakers protesting a bill that outlaws insulting the Chinese national anthem. Photo: AP
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