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Forced to confess to the world by the Chinese state

The judicial system in China is known for forced confessions, human rights abuses and torture. But the violations aren’t only behind closed doors. Those standing trial are sometimes forced to confess on state television, which is then broadcast around the world.  Get the latest headlines: Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of …

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Hong Kong leader apologises as political crisis deepens

The chief executive of Hong Kong, Carrie Lam, has issued an apology to the public after mass protests against a controversial extradition bill. Tens of thousands of people have been demonstrating against the bill, which they claim would allow China to extradite Hong Kong residents to the mainland for political …

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Where's Boris? Highlights from the first leadership debate

Tory leadership rivals have clashed over Brexit in the first televised TV debates as Jeremy Hunt asked: “Where is Boris?” Get the latest headlines: Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of The Telegraph, the UK’s best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and analysis on UK and world events, business, sport, lifestyle …

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Tens of thousands take to streets in renewed Hong Kong protests

Protesters dressed in black have marched through central Hong Kong demanding a full retraction of the China extradition law. The huge new rally comes after Hong Kong’s chief executive, Carrie Lam, announced an indefinite halt to the proposed bill, which would allow residents and visitors to be sent for trial …

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