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China to reject Hong Kongers' 'British' passports

New UK immigration channel for city residents set to open on Sunday

A pro-democracy demonstrator holds British National (Overseas) passports during a protest in Hong Kong against a new national security law in June 2020.   © Reuters

HONG KONG -- The Chinese government said on Friday that it will no longer recognize a special U.K. passport issued to Hong Kong residents who lived under London's colonial rule over the city in retaliation for Britain's move to allow holders to apply to live and work in the country.

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