Under Article 23 of Hong Kong’s Basic Law, the city’s de facto constitution, the government must enact legislation against treason, secession, sedition or subversion. Photo: AFP

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Under Article 23 of Hong Kong’s Basic Law, the city’s de facto constitution, the government must enact legislation against treason, secession, sedition or subversion. Photo: AFP
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