The mainland passed the new NGO law in April. Guo Linmao (left), inspector of the social law department with the Legislative Affairs Commission of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, talks with Hao Yunhong, director of overseas non-governmental organisations department of the Ministry of Public Security at a press conference on April 28 after the draft law was passed. Photo: Simon Song

Hong Kong’s NGOs isolated and confused by mainland China’s new law restricting activities, research finds

Why are groups based in the city that do work over the border considered ‘overseas’, one founder of a local organisation asks

Topic |   NGOs in China
The mainland passed the new NGO law in April. Guo Linmao (left), inspector of the social law department with the Legislative Affairs Commission of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, talks with Hao Yunhong, director of overseas non-governmental organisations department of the Ministry of Public Security at a press conference on April 28 after the draft law was passed. Photo: Simon Song
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