A US legal scholar who taught in Hong Kong says American sanctions could contribute to the blurring distinction between the city and mainland China. Photo: Felix Wong A US legal scholar who taught in Hong Kong says American sanctions could contribute to the blurring distinction between the city and mainland China. Photo: Felix Wong
A US legal scholar who taught in Hong Kong says American sanctions could contribute to the blurring distinction between the city and mainland China. Photo: Felix Wong

National security law: Donald Trump’s sanctions will only weaken Hong Kong autonomy, US academic warns

  • US president’s self-serving programme of sanctions will hurt Hongkongers and speed up city’s absorption into mainland China, Carole Petersen says
  • National security law undermines the firewall between the two jurisdictions, academics tell online forum

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
A US legal scholar who taught in Hong Kong says American sanctions could contribute to the blurring distinction between the city and mainland China. Photo: Felix Wong A US legal scholar who taught in Hong Kong says American sanctions could contribute to the blurring distinction between the city and mainland China. Photo: Felix Wong
A US legal scholar who taught in Hong Kong says American sanctions could contribute to the blurring distinction between the city and mainland China. Photo: Felix Wong
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