Chinese security officials stand guard outside the Great Hall of the People after the opening session of China's National People's Congress in Beijing on Friday. Photo: AP

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What does Beijing’s new national security law for Hong Kong cover, and who should worry?

  • The possibility of new security bodies in the city, or ‘one-size-fits-all’ charges being used against activists are among issues prompting concern
  • Despite the central government’s move, local leadership is still expected to craft their own national security law under the Basic Law’s Article 23
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Chinese security officials stand guard outside the Great Hall of the People after the opening session of China's National People's Congress in Beijing on Friday. Photo: AP
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