The national security law Beijing imposed on Hong Kong targets offences committed anywhere in the world. Photo: Felix Wong
The national security law Beijing imposed on Hong Kong targets offences committed anywhere in the world. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong national security law: legal experts see pitfalls ahead when it comes to exercising jurisdiction in foreign countries

  • Academics discuss potential problems arising from security’s law scope including prosecuting foreigners for acts committed outside Hong Kong
  • One accuses foreign governments of ‘premature overreaction’ by quickly suspending extradition deals with the city

The national security law Beijing imposed on Hong Kong targets offences committed anywhere in the world. Photo: Felix Wong
The national security law Beijing imposed on Hong Kong targets offences committed anywhere in the world. Photo: Felix Wong
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