Hong Kong riot police and protesters clash on the 23rd anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese sovereignty, after the National Security Law took effect. Photo: Sam TsangHong Kong riot police and protesters clash on the 23rd anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese sovereignty, after the National Security Law took effect. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong riot police and protesters clash on the 23rd anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese sovereignty, after the National Security Law took effect. Photo: Sam Tsang
SCMP Editorial
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Opinion

Editorial by SCMP Editorial

Reaction to Hong Kong national security law shows more needs to be done to ease concerns

  • The unveiling of legislation has raised some legitimate fears and, although freedoms are guaranteed under the Basic Law, Hong Kong and Beijing need to restore mutual trust and confidence

Hong Kong riot police and protesters clash on the 23rd anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese sovereignty, after the National Security Law took effect. Photo: Sam TsangHong Kong riot police and protesters clash on the 23rd anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese sovereignty, after the National Security Law took effect. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong riot police and protesters clash on the 23rd anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese sovereignty, after the National Security Law took effect. Photo: Sam Tsang
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