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Hong Kong civil servants given four weeks to pledge loyalty to the Chinese Government

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Hong Kong’s 180,000 civil servants have been told they have four weeks to sign a document pledging their loyalty and dedication to the city’s mini-constitution and the Chinese Government.

More than 4,000 civil servants in the global financial hub have already made the declaration since Beijing imposed a sweeping national security law in June, which punishes anything China considers to be subversion, secessionism, terrorism or collusion with foreign forces with up to life in prison.

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