Beijing’s national security law for Hong Kong has brought long-held disagreements over the meaning of judicial independence to the fore. Photo: BloombergBeijing’s national security law for Hong Kong has brought long-held disagreements over the meaning of judicial independence to the fore. Photo: Bloomberg
Beijing’s national security law for Hong Kong has brought long-held disagreements over the meaning of judicial independence to the fore. Photo: Bloomberg

National security law: former Beijing official accuses Hong Kong’s first post-handover chief justice of not grasping city’s Basic Law

  • Xu Ze, former deputy director of Beijing body in charge of Hong Kong affairs, says Andrew Li has helped fuel myths about city’s political system
  • In a warning before national security law took effect, Li said city leader’s powers to designate judges for those proceedings undermined judicial independence

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Beijing’s national security law for Hong Kong has brought long-held disagreements over the meaning of judicial independence to the fore. Photo: BloombergBeijing’s national security law for Hong Kong has brought long-held disagreements over the meaning of judicial independence to the fore. Photo: Bloomberg
Beijing’s national security law for Hong Kong has brought long-held disagreements over the meaning of judicial independence to the fore. Photo: Bloomberg
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