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China's national security law for Hong Kong aims to block global criticism

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Beijing's harsh new national security law imposed on Hong Kong to block dissent against the Chinese Communist Party also seeks to keep a lid on any criticism of China from anyone in the world, according to a report. The law, which took effect on July 1, criminalizes “secession, subversion, organization and perpetration of terrorist activities,...
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Hongkongers raise blank protests sign, hide slogans in art after Chinese security law implemented

Hongkongers raise blank protests sign, hide slogans in art after Chinese security law implemented

1 month ago   |   By National Post

HONG KONG - From blank post-it notes to coded slogans hidden in murals, Hong Kong activists are coming up with creative ways to skirt Beijing's new national security law.
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If you're reading this, Beijing says its new Hong Kong security law applies to you

If you're reading this, Beijing says its new Hong Kong security law applies to you

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

The full text of Hong Kong's controversial new national security law came out late at night on June 30, the day it was enacted. Lawyers and legal scholars were quick to dissect the text and offer their analysis. In those early hours, one feature of the legislation stood out.
Its 38th article seems to give the national security law boundless reach. The text states that the NSL, in addition to covering anyone in Hong Kong, regardless of nationality or residency status, also applies to offenses committed against Hong Kong “from outside the Region by a person who is not a permanent resident of...
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