Hong Kong’s opposition camp may fall foul of the new national security law by trying to undermine the role of Beijing in the city’s governance, according to a former chief executive. Photo: AFPHong Kong’s opposition camp may fall foul of the new national security law by trying to undermine the role of Beijing in the city’s governance, according to a former chief executive. Photo: AFP
Hong Kong’s opposition camp may fall foul of the new national security law by trying to undermine the role of Beijing in the city’s governance, according to a former chief executive. Photo: AFP

Former Hong Kong leader C Y Leung accuses opposition of possible secession by trying to sideline Beijing from city’s governance

  • Carrie Lam’s predecessor says opposition leaders’ tactics could put them in violation of one of the four offences outlawed by the national security legislation
  • He says Hong Kong has been abusing ‘one country, two systems’ to allow itself to become a ‘recruitment centre of subversion’

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Hong Kong’s opposition camp may fall foul of the new national security law by trying to undermine the role of Beijing in the city’s governance, according to a former chief executive. Photo: AFPHong Kong’s opposition camp may fall foul of the new national security law by trying to undermine the role of Beijing in the city’s governance, according to a former chief executive. Photo: AFP
Hong Kong’s opposition camp may fall foul of the new national security law by trying to undermine the role of Beijing in the city’s governance, according to a former chief executive. Photo: AFP
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