The protections for the Chinese national flag will apply in Hong Kong. Photo: Sun Yeung The protections for the Chinese national flag will apply in Hong Kong. Photo: Sun Yeung
The protections for the Chinese national flag will apply in Hong Kong. Photo: Sun Yeung

Turning Chinese flag upside to be criminalised as Beijing moves to tighten legal protections

  • New protections for national symbols will apply in Hong Kong and follow series of incidents during last year’s anti-government protests
  • Localist lawmaker Cheng Chung-tai was fined in 2017 for overturning miniature flags during a Legislative Council debate

Topic |   Hong Kong politics
The protections for the Chinese national flag will apply in Hong Kong. Photo: Sun Yeung The protections for the Chinese national flag will apply in Hong Kong. Photo: Sun Yeung
The protections for the Chinese national flag will apply in Hong Kong. Photo: Sun Yeung
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