'We won't cave in!' China makes most severe move yet to 'all-out confrontation' with UK

CHINA's latest attempts to crack down on opposition has sparked outrage across the international community although it is unlikely to lead Beijing to back down, according to an expert.

Media tycoon and pro-democracy figure, Jimmy Lai, has been arrested by the Hong Kong authorities as part of China's drive to suppress dissent against new security laws. A spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the UK was “deeply concerned” by the detainment and accused Beijing of trying to “silence opposition”. The Times' China correspondent, Didi Tang, warned Times Radio leader Xi Jinping would not "back down" from a confrontation with the UK.

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2020-08-10 23:17
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