Veteran opposition politician Lee Cheuk-yan is surrounded by riot police during an illegal demonstration against Hong Kong’s new national security law on July 1. Photo: Sam Tsang

National security law: facing disqualification, or worse, Hong Kong opposition groups head into uncertain election season

  • Hopes for Legco triumph in September cloud over as new law introduces major potential hurdles for candidates from localist and pan-democrat camps
  • Even if allowed to run, some predict ‘very cautious’ approach to campaigning when it comes to opposing government policies
Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Veteran opposition politician Lee Cheuk-yan is surrounded by riot police during an illegal demonstration against Hong Kong’s new national security law on July 1. Photo: Sam Tsang
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