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Grenville Cross
Opinion

Opinion

Grenville Cross

If Hong Kong had enacted national security laws on its own, Beijing wouldn’t be stepping in

  • Beijing trusted Hong Kong to implement Article 23, but its trust was misplaced. The Basic Law is a two-way street – it isn’t fair to accuse the central government of failing to comply with the mini-constitution when Hong Kong itself has not fulfilled its obligations
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