Illustration: Craig Stephens
Michael C. Davis
Opinion

Opinion

Michael C. Davis

Will Hong Kong’s rule of law survive the challenge of Beijing’s national security legislation?

  • From its process of enactment – apparently bypassing the local legislature and ignoring public opinion – to its future implementation and enforcement, the law is incompatible with the city’s common law tradition
  • Hong Kong’s courts will be severely tested in trying to uphold the rule of law
Illustration: Craig Stephens
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