A man passes by a national security law poster while riding down an escalator in Hong Kong. Photo: BloombergA man passes by a national security law poster while riding down an escalator in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
A man passes by a national security law poster while riding down an escalator in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg

National security law: Chinese version to prevail over English one, despite Hong Kong being officially bilingual

  • The government confirms the policy, which contravenes law granting equal status to the two languages
  • There are differences in the two versions, for example ‘universities’ is found in one but not the other
Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
A man passes by a national security law poster while riding down an escalator in Hong Kong. Photo: BloombergA man passes by a national security law poster while riding down an escalator in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
A man passes by a national security law poster while riding down an escalator in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
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