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
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

Topic |   Hong Kong politics
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
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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