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China Lawmakers Review Draft of Hong Kong National Security Bill, Report Says

Pro-democracy demonstrators hold up portraits of jailed Chinese civil rights activists, lawyers and legal activists as they march to the Chinese liaison office in Hong Kong, June 25, 2020.

China's lawmakers have reviewed a draft of the national security bill for Hong Kong during a special meeting held by the National People's Congress (NPC), state media Xinhua reported on Sunday.

In the meeting, Shen Chunyao, director of the Legislative Affairs Commission of the NPC's standing committee, presented a review of the bill, Xinhua said.