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Japan PM Abe Confronts China’s Xi Jinping over Hong Kong at G20 Summit

Despite China’s demands that Hong Kong not be discussed in any way at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo confronted Chinese Communist Party chief Xi Jinping on Thursday over China’s human rights abuses and told him “a free and open Hong Kong” must be allowed to “prosper under the ‘One Country, Two Systems’ policy.”

OSAKA, JAPAN - JUNE 28: Shinzo Abe, Japan's prime minister, center, speaks during a working lunch on the first day of the G20 summit on June 28, 2019 in Osaka, Japan. U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Osaka on Thursday for the annual Group of 20 gathering together with other …

Hong Kong Activists Plan Show of Force Against China at G20 Summit

Hong Kong activists are determined to get their message out during the G20 summit, where mainland China has decreed no discussion of Hong Kong will be permitted. A new demonstration against the extradition bill favored by Beijing has been scheduled for Wednesday and a crowdfunding campaign is underway to finance front-page newspaper ads urging G20 nations to get involved despite China’s tirades against foreign interference.

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