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Hong Kong security law

YouTube shuts account of Hong Kong leadership candidate John Lee

Tech group says move linked to U.S. sanctions over security law

HONG KONG -- YouTube has shut the account of Hong Kong's chief executive candidate, John Lee, over U.S. sanctions that were slapped on the city's then security chief over a controversial national security law.

The U.S.-based online video platform, operated by Google, closed the account early Wednesday and removed it from the company's website.

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