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Why Hong Kong has invoked emergency powers to ban face masks | FT

Chief executive Carrie Lam’s introduction of an emergency law banning face masks takes the city closer to martial law. The FT’s Asia Editor Jamil Anderlini explains why the police and the governments in Hong Kong and Beijing have little room to compromise – and why protests are now likely to escalate. Read more at https://on.ft.com/2oNjm1A

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