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Henry Litton
Opinion

Opinion

Henry Litton

Why Beijing’s national security law for Hong Kong deserves the full support of the judiciary and lawyers

  • The fact that reform is deemed necessary to improve Hong Kong’s legal system and ‘enforcement mechanism’ should serve as a wake-up call for the legal profession
  • The common law is at the heart of ‘one country, two systems’ and there is no reason the principle should not continue beyond 2047 if it is in tune with broader national interests

Illustration: Craig Stephens Illustration: Craig Stephens
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