Beijing says it will pass a resolution at the National People’s Congress to begin the process of enacting a national security law for Hong Kong. Photo: AP

Chinese diplomats defend Beijing’s move to introduce national security law for Hong Kong

  • Chinese embassy in Berlin says ‘separatists were exploiting the legal loophole’ in national security and it needs to be fixed
  • But Chris Patten, Britain’s last governor of the former colony, describes proposal as a ‘comprehensive assault’ on city’s autonomy
Topic |   Hong Kong politics
Beijing says it will pass a resolution at the National People’s Congress to begin the process of enacting a national security law for Hong Kong. Photo: AP
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