Frontline Doctors’ Union members hold up protest signs during a meeting in 2019. The group is one of many to disband in recent weeks over security law fears. Photo: Felix Wong Frontline Doctors’ Union members hold up protest signs during a meeting in 2019. The group is one of many to disband in recent weeks over security law fears. Photo: Felix Wong
Frontline Doctors’ Union members hold up protest signs during a meeting in 2019. The group is one of many to disband in recent weeks over security law fears. Photo: Felix Wong

Fresh wave of Hong Kong unions, civil society groups disband over fears of vague ‘red lines’ under national security law

  • Even moderate groups are breaking up after Apple Daily arrests, other recent events sent chilling message that activism is too risky now
  • At least 21 groups have disbanded in past year, with latest ones saying uncertainty over law left them without ‘confidence to carry on’

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Frontline Doctors’ Union members hold up protest signs during a meeting in 2019. The group is one of many to disband in recent weeks over security law fears. Photo: Felix Wong Frontline Doctors’ Union members hold up protest signs during a meeting in 2019. The group is one of many to disband in recent weeks over security law fears. Photo: Felix Wong
Frontline Doctors’ Union members hold up protest signs during a meeting in 2019. The group is one of many to disband in recent weeks over security law fears. Photo: Felix Wong
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