Water barriers have been placed on roads leading towards Golden Bauhinia Square in Wan Chai, where the July 1 flag-raising ceremony marking the handover from Britain will be held. Photo: Dickson Lee

National security law: Beijing slaps visa restrictions on US officials who ‘meddle’ in Hong Kong affairs as local authorities gear up for sweeping new roles

  • Move comes after Washington announced its own sanctions against party members who undermine the city’s degree of autonomy, rights and freedom
  • Police expected to establish a third deputy commissioner who will lead new 200-member unit akin to Special Branch
Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Water barriers have been placed on roads leading towards Golden Bauhinia Square in Wan Chai, where the July 1 flag-raising ceremony marking the handover from Britain will be held. Photo: Dickson Lee
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