The new national security law was adopted in Hong Kong on Tuesday night. Photo: Dickson LeeThe new national security law was adopted in Hong Kong on Tuesday night. Photo: Dickson Lee
The new national security law was adopted in Hong Kong on Tuesday night. Photo: Dickson Lee

National security law: Hong Kong legal experts worry authorities, police can bypass courts in carrying out probes, tapping phones

  • Sweeping powers of mainland Chinese law enforcers puts them ‘beyond the reach of Hong Kong law’
  • Doing away with jury trials and open hearings for some cases a major break from legal tradition

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
The new national security law was adopted in Hong Kong on Tuesday night. Photo: Dickson LeeThe new national security law was adopted in Hong Kong on Tuesday night. Photo: Dickson Lee
The new national security law was adopted in Hong Kong on Tuesday night. Photo: Dickson Lee
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