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
Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
False claims had circulated on the internet about police actions in Prince Edward MTR station. Photo: Edmond So
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