The third session of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) in Beijing. The central government is drafting a national security law for Hong Kong after losing patience with the city’s legislature to come up with one. Photo: Xinhua
The third session of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) in Beijing. The central government is drafting a national security law for Hong Kong after losing patience with the city’s legislature to come up with one. Photo: Xinhua

British foreign secretary tells Beijing to reconsider Hong Kong’s national security law and ‘step back from the brink’

  • Dominic Raab writes in report that solution to city’s unrest and underlying causes must come from Hong Kong
  • His comments come as the Law Society in the city issues statement calling for Beijing to exercise restraint

The third session of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) in Beijing. The central government is drafting a national security law for Hong Kong after losing patience with the city’s legislature to come up with one. Photo: Xinhua
The third session of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) in Beijing. The central government is drafting a national security law for Hong Kong after losing patience with the city’s legislature to come up with one. Photo: Xinhua
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