Ireland suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong

Credit: WorldNews- Published on October 23, 2020
Ireland has suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong due to concerns over national security legislation that Beijing imposed on the semi-autonomous state this summer. China implemented the legislation, aimed at cracking down on anti-mainland sentiment, in Hong Kong in June, a move that led to weeks of civil unrest with...
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Ireland

Island in north-west Europe divided into the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
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Hong Kong

Special administrative region of China
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Beijing

Capital of the People's Republic of China
The sculpture was stolen in the 1860 sacking of the Old Summer Palace by British and French troops.
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