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Our main evening newscast. Weekdays 18:00 - 19:00.
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2017-07-14
Friday

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Judgment will have wide repercussions: academic  Listenfacebook
Professor Simon Young from the University of Hong Kong's Faculty of Law says the judgment in the case of the four disqualified lawmakers will have wide repercussions. He also says it will have a destabilising effect on future electoral processes. Young tells Annemarie Evans that he expects the four to appeal all the way to the Court of Final Appeal.
Liu Xia may not be allowed to leave mainland soon: Amnesty International  Listenfacebook
China researcher for rights group Amnesty International believes it's unlikely that Liu Xiaobo's widow, Liu Xia, will be able to leave the mainland anytime soon. Patrick Poon says this is despite calls for her to be released from house arrest. He also believes any discussion on how Liu Xiaobo's body should be treated now is not appropriate - given that he only died on Thursday. Poon speaks to Richard Pyne.
Turkey to mark first anniversary of coup attempt  Listenfacebook
Turkey will on Saturday mark one year since a coup attempt that left 265 people dead and more than 2,000 injured. It has left the country sharply divided but Turkey's president Reccep Tayip Erdogen has been at the helm of a lavish ceremony to mark the anniversary. Annemarie Evans spoke to RTHK’s correspondent in Ankara, Laura Pitel, about Turkey one year on from the attempted coup.