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Ronny Tong
Opinion

Opinion

Ronny Tong

Distrust of China has blinded Hongkongers to Beijing’s intent in pushing a national security law for Hong Kong

  • The draft decision, when passed, will initiate the long-delayed passage of a Hong Kong law to safeguard the nation from subversion and foreign interference. It comes after months of violent unrest and challenges to state power that have worried Beijing

Illustration: Craig Stephens Illustration: Craig Stephens
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Ronny Tong

Ronny Tong

Ronny Tong, SC, was chairman of the Hong Kong Bar Association from 1999 to 2001, and was first elected a member of the Legislative Council in 2004. He was re-elected to serve a third term in 2012, but resigned in September 2015. He is currently a member of the Executive Council and convenor of the Path of Democracy think tank. His three major areas of concern are constitutional development, fair competition and the alleviation of poverty.