The law is intended to ‘prevent, stop and punish’ acts and activities in Hong Kong that threaten to split the country. Photo: Winson Wong The law is intended to ‘prevent, stop and punish’ acts and activities in Hong Kong that threaten to split the country. Photo: Winson Wong
The law is intended to ‘prevent, stop and punish’ acts and activities in Hong Kong that threaten to split the country. Photo: Winson Wong

Explainer |
Beijing has approved a national security law for Hong Kong, but what will it mean and what are the concerns?

  • Hong Kong now finds itself caught amid escalating tensions between China and the US
  • We look at its implications for the city’s core principles such as rule of law and ‘one country, two systems’

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
The law is intended to ‘prevent, stop and punish’ acts and activities in Hong Kong that threaten to split the country. Photo: Winson Wong The law is intended to ‘prevent, stop and punish’ acts and activities in Hong Kong that threaten to split the country. Photo: Winson Wong
The law is intended to ‘prevent, stop and punish’ acts and activities in Hong Kong that threaten to split the country. Photo: Winson Wong
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