Members of Hong Kong’s uniformed services march next to a banner supporting the new national security law at the end of a flag-raising ceremony to mark the 23rd anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover from Britain to China on July 1. Photo: AFPMembers of Hong Kong’s uniformed services march next to a banner supporting the new national security law at the end of a flag-raising ceremony to mark the 23rd anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover from Britain to China on July 1. Photo: AFP
Members of Hong Kong’s uniformed services march next to a banner supporting the new national security law at the end of a flag-raising ceremony to mark the 23rd anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover from Britain to China on July 1. Photo: AFP
Frank Ching
Opinion

Opinion

Frank Ching

How the national security law draws Hong Kong closer to mainland China

  • The pressure exerted on prominent businesspeople and companies to toe the line and the new law’s omission of two rights guaranteed by the Basic Law make it clear that Hong Kong’s journey towards resembling the mainland is well under way

Members of Hong Kong’s uniformed services march next to a banner supporting the new national security law at the end of a flag-raising ceremony to mark the 23rd anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover from Britain to China on July 1. Photo: AFPMembers of Hong Kong’s uniformed services march next to a banner supporting the new national security law at the end of a flag-raising ceremony to mark the 23rd anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover from Britain to China on July 1. Photo: AFP
Members of Hong Kong’s uniformed services march next to a banner supporting the new national security law at the end of a flag-raising ceremony to mark the 23rd anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover from Britain to China on July 1. Photo: AFP
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