Asia Times: Understanding and navigating Hong Kong’s security law

Asia Times: Understanding and navigating Hong Kong’s security law
June 14, 2020 SDC Development 2
By TorchStone Asia Specialist, Howard Snyder

At the end of May 2020, China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) approved a draft of a new national security law that aims to ban and punish sedition, secession, terrorism, foreign intervention and other activity posing dangers to national security in Hong Kong. The NPC is expected to draft a final version of the law and will enact it by including it in the Hong Kong Basic Law within the next few months.