The National Security Commission apparently met before Beijing announced it would impose a new national security law in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg The National Security Commission apparently met before Beijing announced it would impose a new national security law in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
The National Security Commission apparently met before Beijing announced it would impose a new national security law in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg

China’s National Security Commission met in secret amid coronavirus pandemic

  • Officials told to be on alert for political, economic and external risks at April gatherings, according to statements from local committees
  • Set up in 2013 and with Xi Jinping as chairman, little is known about the body, how it is organised or operates

Topic |   Coronavirus Hong Kong
The National Security Commission apparently met before Beijing announced it would impose a new national security law in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg The National Security Commission apparently met before Beijing announced it would impose a new national security law in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
The National Security Commission apparently met before Beijing announced it would impose a new national security law in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
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