Hong Kong police chief Chris Tang told CCTV on Monday that veteran activists’ cautioning of young people to avoid advocating independence was proof the new national security law was already working. Photo: Felix WongHong Kong police chief Chris Tang told CCTV on Monday that veteran activists’ cautioning of young people to avoid advocating independence was proof the new national security law was already working. Photo: Felix Wong
Hong Kong police chief Chris Tang told CCTV on Monday that veteran activists’ cautioning of young people to avoid advocating independence was proof the new national security law was already working. Photo: Felix Wong

National security law: legislation already having deterrent effect, Hong Kong police chief tells CCTV in rare state television appearance

  • ‘A person who once said he was proud to be arrested with young people, now tells you that advocating Hong Kong independence is dangerous,’ Chris Tang says
  • Edwina Lau, who will head the unit tasked with enforcing the legislation, adds new law only underscores Beijing’s confidence in city’s police force

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Hong Kong police chief Chris Tang told CCTV on Monday that veteran activists’ cautioning of young people to avoid advocating independence was proof the new national security law was already working. Photo: Felix WongHong Kong police chief Chris Tang told CCTV on Monday that veteran activists’ cautioning of young people to avoid advocating independence was proof the new national security law was already working. Photo: Felix Wong
Hong Kong police chief Chris Tang told CCTV on Monday that veteran activists’ cautioning of young people to avoid advocating independence was proof the new national security law was already working. Photo: Felix Wong
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