Hong Kong protesters gesture to signify “five demands — not one less”, as they demonstrate at a shopping mall against China’s national security legislation for the city, on June 1. Photo: AP Hong Kong protesters gesture to signify “five demands — not one less”, as they demonstrate at a shopping mall against China’s national security legislation for the city, on June 1. Photo: AP
Hong Kong protesters gesture to signify “five demands — not one less”, as they demonstrate at a shopping mall against China’s national security legislation for the city, on June 1. Photo: AP

Letters | Hong Kong national security law can coexist with democracy under ‘one country, two systems’

  • As a Westerner living in Hong Kong, I prefer the stability the new national security law will bring, to the destruction of the city by continued violent protests
  • But it is also time for the political system to evolve, as the lack of competition of ideas in the political process has caused innovation to stagnate

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Hong Kong protesters gesture to signify “five demands — not one less”, as they demonstrate at a shopping mall against China’s national security legislation for the city, on June 1. Photo: AP Hong Kong protesters gesture to signify “five demands — not one less”, as they demonstrate at a shopping mall against China’s national security legislation for the city, on June 1. Photo: AP
Hong Kong protesters gesture to signify “five demands — not one less”, as they demonstrate at a shopping mall against China’s national security legislation for the city, on June 1. Photo: AP
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