China extends national anthem 'disrespect' law to Hong Kong

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Critics say move to incorporate law in Hong Kong constitution undermines island’s autonomy

China’s parliament has formally extended a law banning disrespect of the national anthem to cover Hong Kong, a move that critics say undermines the city’s autonomy and freedoms.

In the past few years, some Hong Kong football fans have booed the national anthem during World Cup qualifiers and other matches.

Related: Hong Kong activists fear Chinese anthem law is latest curb on freedom

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