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Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong police launch 'snitch line' for national security crimes

Critics draw parallels to China's Cultural Revolution

Surveillance cameras along the Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront in Hong Kong: the new hotline will take submissions through text and WeChat.   © Reuters

HONG KONG -- The Hong Kong police on Thursday opened a dedicated hotline for reporting violations of the national security law Beijing imposed on the city earlier this year, raising alarms over critics of the controversial legislation.

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