The joint statement issued by 23 countries says the new law will ‘jeopardise Hong Kong’s future as an open Chinese international city’. Photo: AFP
The joint statement issued by 23 countries says the new law will ‘jeopardise Hong Kong’s future as an open Chinese international city’. Photo: AFP

More than 200 parliamentarians and policymakers from 23 countries condemn Beijing’s proposed national security law for Hong Kong

  • Joint statement hits out at Beijing for ‘unilateral introduction’ of the law and says the ‘integrity of one-country, two-systems hangs by a thread’
  • Among the signatories are Hong Kong’s last colonial governor Chris Patten, former British foreign secretary Malcolm Rifkind and US Senator Ted Cruz

The joint statement issued by 23 countries says the new law will ‘jeopardise Hong Kong’s future as an open Chinese international city’. Photo: AFP
The joint statement issued by 23 countries says the new law will ‘jeopardise Hong Kong’s future as an open Chinese international city’. Photo: AFP
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