Activists call on London to grant full citizenship to British National (Overseas) passport holders during a march on the British consulate in Hong Kong in September last year. Photo: Nora Tam Activists call on London to grant full citizenship to British National (Overseas) passport holders during a march on the British consulate in Hong Kong in September last year. Photo: Nora Tam
Activists call on London to grant full citizenship to British National (Overseas) passport holders during a march on the British consulate in Hong Kong in September last year. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong national security law (NSL)

Britain opens door for 2.9 million Hongkongers with BN(O) passports to stay at least a year in the UK

  • Offer that could pave way for citizenship comes as China pushes ahead with new national security law for former colonial city
  • As many as 2.9 million residents could qualify for the status, but Beijing insists all Chinese Hongkongers are Chinese nationals

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Activists call on London to grant full citizenship to British National (Overseas) passport holders during a march on the British consulate in Hong Kong in September last year. Photo: Nora Tam Activists call on London to grant full citizenship to British National (Overseas) passport holders during a march on the British consulate in Hong Kong in September last year. Photo: Nora Tam
Activists call on London to grant full citizenship to British National (Overseas) passport holders during a march on the British consulate in Hong Kong in September last year. Photo: Nora Tam
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