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Chinese state media focuses on extreme actions of HK protesters

Aug 06, 2019 - The Straits Times (Singapore)

An affront to China's national dignity and the principle of "one country, two systems", and which the majority of Hong Kongers reject - that is how Chinese state media has framed the latest anti-government protests in Hong Kong.

State-run outlets such as China Daily have largely focused on condemning the extreme actions of the protests at the weekend, such as an incident last Saturday that saw protesters throw the Chinese national flag into Victoria Harbour.

This was the second ins...