ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 12, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Hong Kong: Bill Redeker) Announcement by British government that it will not deport any more Vietnamese boat people from Hong Kong for another week, due to international outcry over yesterday's deportation of refugees against their will, featured; scenes shown. [State Department spokesperson Richard BOUCHER, British Labour party leader Neil KINNOCK - criticize action.] [British Prime Min. Margaret THATCHER - defends move.] [Hong Kong legislator Rita FAN - comments on immigration methods.] Officials' efforts to discourage new exodus of boat people from Vietnam noted.
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