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China to Impose Sanctions on US-based NGOs Over Hong Kong Unrest

File photo of Chinese President Xi Jinping.

File photo of Chinese President Xi Jinping.

The sanctions will apply to NGOs, including the National Endowment for Democracy, Human Rights Watch and Freedom House.

  • AFP
  • Last Updated: December 2, 2019, 1:32 PM IST
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Beijing: China said Monday it would impose sanctions on US-based NGOs that have acted "badly" over the recent unrest in Hong Kong.

The sanctions will apply to NGOs including the National Endowment for Democracy, Human Rights Watch and Freedom House, foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said at a regular press briefing.

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