The chamber of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland. Photo: ReutersThe chamber of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland. Photo: Reuters
The chamber of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland. Photo: Reuters

Hong Kong’s No 2 defends national security law as ‘vital’ in statement to UN Human Rights Council

  • Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung maintains rights will be respected under the law, and that it is already having a positive effect
  • UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet has urged Hong Kong to review the law ‘in response to any negative consequences’ for liberties

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
The chamber of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland. Photo: ReutersThe chamber of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland. Photo: Reuters
The chamber of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland. Photo: Reuters
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