US Consul General to Hong Kong and Macau Hanscom Smith at the government radio programme on Monday. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong national security law: top US diplomat criticises legislation on programme by city’s public broadcaster

  • Hanscom Smith accuses China of using the law to erode the city’s fundamental freedoms and create an atmosphere of coercion and self-censorship
  • He also says after the programme that it will be a tragedy if the city’s anti-government protest slogans fall foul of the law
Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
US Consul General to Hong Kong and Macau Hanscom Smith at the government radio programme on Monday. Photo: Felix Wong
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