In the year since its introduction, the national security law has left few facets of Hong Kong society untouched. Photo: Dickson Lee In the year since its introduction, the national security law has left few facets of Hong Kong society untouched. Photo: Dickson Lee
In the year since its introduction, the national security law has left few facets of Hong Kong society untouched. Photo: Dickson Lee

A year under Hong Kong’s national security law: mass arrests, sanctions, a swifter Legco and a defunct newspaper

  • Advocates of law argue it was badly needed to protect national sovereignty, and that it ended months of protests
  • But critics say it has been weaponised and used to silence dissent, crush opposition and induce fear

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)