Protesters warned the ban would pave the way for a return of national security legislation under Article 23 of the Basic Law. Photo: Edmond So

Hundreds take to streets calling for freedom of association after government seeks ban of Hong Kong independence party

Participants blew black whistles and warned ban would pave way for a return of national security legislation under Article 23 of Hong Kong’s mini-constitution

Topic |   Hong Kong localism and independence

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Protesters warned the ban would pave the way for a return of national security legislation under Article 23 of the Basic Law. Photo: Edmond So
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Alvin Lum

Alvin Lum

Alvin Lum is an award-winning political journalist specialising in Hong Kong politics and the city's justice system. Previously, he worked for the Hong Kong Economic Journal and Citizen News.