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
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

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
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
The national security law Beijing imposed on Hong Kong targets offences committed anywhere in the world. Photo: Felix Wong
READ FULL ARTICLE