The Briefing

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26 August 2019

Episode 2033

01 hour

Why have political protests in Hong Kong taken a violent turn? Plus: the electoral prospects of Austria’s far-right Freedom party, rent controls in Berlin, Disney’s new streaming service and should laws apply in outer space?

26 August 2019

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Law and order

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China expert and former Hong Kong resident David Schlesinger tells us about the breakdown of law and order in the city state.

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