The law was introduced on the mainland with Beijing engaged in a tit-for-tat sanctions battle with Washington Photo: AP
The law was introduced on the mainland with Beijing engaged in a tit-for-tat sanctions battle with Washington Photo: AP

Beijing’s anti-sanctions law for Hong Kong: why is it being postponed? What do we know and don’t know about the delay?

  • Four-day meeting of country’s top legislative body concluded with no mention of how Hong Kong will adopt anti-sanctions law
  • In the days leading up meeting, debate had mounted over how Hong Kong government could use city’s own legislative process to localise national law

The law was introduced on the mainland with Beijing engaged in a tit-for-tat sanctions battle with Washington Photo: AP
The law was introduced on the mainland with Beijing engaged in a tit-for-tat sanctions battle with Washington Photo: AP
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