China’s top legislative body approved the national security law for Hong Kong within 15 minutes of the start of Tuesday’s meeting. Photo: Dickson Lee
China’s top legislative body approved the national security law for Hong Kong within 15 minutes of the start of Tuesday’s meeting. Photo: Dickson Lee

National security law: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam demands international respect for the legislation as it is added to city’s Basic Law

  • National People’s Congress Standing Committee on Tuesday unanimously passed the legislation before President Xi Jinping signed it into law
  • Carrie Lam urges the global community to accept the legislation targeting secession, subversion, terrorism and collusion with foreign forces

China’s top legislative body approved the national security law for Hong Kong within 15 minutes of the start of Tuesday’s meeting. Photo: Dickson Lee
China’s top legislative body approved the national security law for Hong Kong within 15 minutes of the start of Tuesday’s meeting. Photo: Dickson Lee
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