Protesters against the national security law gather in Causeway Bay on Sunday. Photo: Sam Tsang Protesters against the national security law gather in Causeway Bay on Sunday. Photo: Sam Tsang
Protesters against the national security law gather in Causeway Bay on Sunday. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong needs national security law because it is ‘easy target for hostile foreign opportunists’: former leader Tung Chee-hwa

  • The city’s first chief executive after the 1997 handover has appealed for calm over Beijing’s push for the new legislation
  • Local police lack power to deal with possible espionage and other covert activities, he says, adding that loophole must be plugged

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Protesters against the national security law gather in Causeway Bay on Sunday. Photo: Sam Tsang Protesters against the national security law gather in Causeway Bay on Sunday. Photo: Sam Tsang
Protesters against the national security law gather in Causeway Bay on Sunday. Photo: Sam Tsang
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