False claims had circulated on the internet about police actions in Prince Edward MTR station. Photo: Edmond So
False claims had circulated on the internet about police actions in Prince Edward MTR station. Photo: Edmond So

National security law: Hongkongers can still criticise government, top official says, as legal scholar refutes notion of prosecution for provoking hatred towards authorities

  • Albert Chen, a prominent adviser to China’s top legislative body, contradicts remarks by senior Beijing official Zhang Xiaoming on sweeping new law
  • Hong Kong’s No 2 official seeks to reassure residents their fundamental rights and freedom to criticise city’s governance will not be undermined

False claims had circulated on the internet about police actions in Prince Edward MTR station. Photo: Edmond So
False claims had circulated on the internet about police actions in Prince Edward MTR station. Photo: Edmond So
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