The councils of eight universities, including the University of Hong Kong, issued a joint statement in support of Beijing’s planned security law for the city on Monday. Photo: Nora Tam The councils of eight universities, including the University of Hong Kong, issued a joint statement in support of Beijing’s planned security law for the city on Monday. Photo: Nora Tam
The councils of eight universities, including the University of Hong Kong, issued a joint statement in support of Beijing’s planned security law for the city on Monday. Photo: Nora Tam

Councils of eight universities in Hong Kong back new security law

  • The publicly funded institutions say city has obligation to protect the state
  • Statement comes as pro-Beijing group hands over what it claims are nearly 3 million signatures in support of legislation

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
The councils of eight universities, including the University of Hong Kong, issued a joint statement in support of Beijing’s planned security law for the city on Monday. Photo: Nora Tam The councils of eight universities, including the University of Hong Kong, issued a joint statement in support of Beijing’s planned security law for the city on Monday. Photo: Nora Tam
The councils of eight universities, including the University of Hong Kong, issued a joint statement in support of Beijing’s planned security law for the city on Monday. Photo: Nora Tam
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