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Hong Kong Police Chief Slammed for Political Use of Force, Fearmongering

Cyd Ho, Vice Chairwoman of Hong Kong's Labor Party, speaks during a legislature session on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. (Poon Cai-zhu/Epoch Times)
Cyd Ho, Vice Chairwoman of Hong Kong's Labor Party, speaks during a legislature session on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. (Poon Cai-zhu/Epoch Times)

Crime rates are down, but the city’s increasingly mutinous, said the Hong Kong police chief. That’s because the police force has been misused as a...

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