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Hong Kong Protesters Rally Against Planned Anti-Subversion Law

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Hong Kong Protesters Rally Against Planned Anti-Subversion Law

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Hong Kong Protesters Rally Against Planned Anti-Subversion Law

Hong Kong Protesters Rally Against Planned Anti-Subversion Law

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Tens of thousands of people march through Hong Kong's streets, demonstrating against a proposed anti-subversion law. Critics say the national security law, which imposes harsh penalties for crimes against the state, is the biggest threat to civil liberties since Hong Kong returned to Chinese rule six years ago. Hear NPR's Rob Gifford.