Beijing’s national security law for Hong Kong came into effect the night of June 30. Photo: Sun Yeung Beijing’s national security law for Hong Kong came into effect the night of June 30. Photo: Sun Yeung
Beijing’s national security law for Hong Kong came into effect the night of June 30. Photo: Sun Yeung

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National security law: one month after its adoption, how has Beijing’s sweeping new legislation changed Hong Kong?

  • Critics say the long arm of new legislation will have a chilling effect on politics in the city, as police release wanted list of suspects who have fled
  • From arrests to a mass disqualification of Legco hopefuls and pushback from social media giants, the law has been felt across a broad swathe of society

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Beijing’s national security law for Hong Kong came into effect the night of June 30. Photo: Sun Yeung Beijing’s national security law for Hong Kong came into effect the night of June 30. Photo: Sun Yeung
Beijing’s national security law for Hong Kong came into effect the night of June 30. Photo: Sun Yeung
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