China insists it has sole right to rule on HK constitutional matters
Court had overreached authority when quashing mask ban, says official.
A mask-wearing protester attending a pro-democracy rally in Hong Kong on November 2. – EPA pic, November 19, 2019.
The statement could further fan the flames in Hong Kong after months of violent protests over concerns that Beijing is chipping away at the autonomy of the financial hub.Read more: TheMalaysianInsight
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