Hong Kong’s most senior politicians are among those being sanctioned by the US. Photo: Sun Yeung Hong Kong’s most senior politicians are among those being sanctioned by the US. Photo: Sun Yeung
Hong Kong’s most senior politicians are among those being sanctioned by the US. Photo: Sun Yeung

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Hong Kong national security law: why has the United States imposed sanctions on top officials serving the city and how hard will the penalties bite?

  • Under Washington’s measures, the US-based assets of 11 officials serving Hong Kong are frozen, Americans and firms barred from dealing with them
  • But is the retaliatory move over the national security law a case of symbolism over substance?

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Hong Kong’s most senior politicians are among those being sanctioned by the US. Photo: Sun Yeung Hong Kong’s most senior politicians are among those being sanctioned by the US. Photo: Sun Yeung
Hong Kong’s most senior politicians are among those being sanctioned by the US. Photo: Sun Yeung
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