Beijing may pass the national security law for Hong Kong as early as next Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua Beijing may pass the national security law for Hong Kong as early as next Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua
Beijing may pass the national security law for Hong Kong as early as next Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua

Hong Kong national security law: China’s top legislative body to hear calls for retroactivity, stiffer penalties for deterrent effect

  • Tam Yiu-chung says people are concerned the law will have no deterrent effect if it is not retroactive and penalties aren’t heavier
  • Beijing slams US for announcing sanctions on Chinese officials over impending legislation

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Beijing may pass the national security law for Hong Kong as early as next Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua Beijing may pass the national security law for Hong Kong as early as next Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua
Beijing may pass the national security law for Hong Kong as early as next Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua
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