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20 Aug, 2019 19:42

Facebook, Twitter ban 'Chinese accounts'

Hong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam said on Tuesday that she will “immediately” look for dialogue with citizens amid complaints of abuse against police. She also reaffirmed that the controversial extradition bill is now dead. RT America’s Sara Montes de Oca has the latest from China. American social media giants such as Twitter and Facebook have accused the Chinese government of backing social media campaigns to discredit the protest movement in Hong Kong and have suspended more than 200,000 active accounts. Investigative journalist Ben Swann weighs in. Meanwhile, US President Trump has been calling for a full naval blockade of Venezuela. Steve Ellner, author and professor of Latin American history, unpacks the latest.