Hong Kong soccer fans defy China anthem law

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U.S.—HONG KONG (Reuters) - Several hundred football fans in Hong Kong defied a Chinese law against disrespecting the national anthem, by jeering it at a friendly international against Bahrain on Thursday.

Defiant Hong Kong soccer fans boo China anthem at match. Hong Kong soccer fans loudly booed China’s national anthem at a match Thursday in the Chinese-controlled city, defying Beijing days after Communist leaders tightened penalties for disrespecting the song.