Zheng Yanxiong, director of the Office for Safeguarding National Security, speaks at the forum’s opening ceremony. Photo: Handout
Zheng Yanxiong, director of the Office for Safeguarding National Security, speaks at the forum’s opening ceremony. Photo: Handout

National security law: Beijing lays down new to-do list for Hong Kong judges, civil servants and law enforcement officers

  • At high-powered forum on national security legislation, top mainland Chinese officials cite international law to justify such aspects as detaining offenders without bail
  • ‘No excuse’ for officials not to do their jobs, says central government’s national security chief in Hong Kong

Zheng Yanxiong, director of the Office for Safeguarding National Security, speaks at the forum’s opening ceremony. Photo: Handout
Zheng Yanxiong, director of the Office for Safeguarding National Security, speaks at the forum’s opening ceremony. Photo: Handout
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