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Assembly to debate controversial law

The National Assembly is set to debate the government’s new Draft Law on Expropriation on Thursday, Leng Penglong, the secretary general of the National Assembly, said on Tuesday. The draft, which has drawn criticism from opposition officials and rights groups, would give the government the right to seize land to use for infrastructure or construction projects that serve the public interest.

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