Hong Kong national security law: more sanctions, criticism and charges mark legislation’s fourth month in force

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Hong Kong national security law: more sanctions, criticism and charges mark legislation’s fourth month in force

Since Beijing imposed its sweeping national security law on Hong Kong, police have raided a newspaper, a top foreign judge critical of the law has resigned, and numerous activists have either fled or been arrested – including 12 people wanted on charges related to last year’s unrest who were intercepted at sea and detained in mainland China.October marks the fourth month since the imposition of the Beijing-drafted law, which criminalises in broad terms any acts of secession, subversion,…
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