A man walks past one of two Amnesty International offices in Hong Kong. The group announced on Monday that both premises would be closed by year’s end. Photo: AP
A man walks past one of two Amnesty International offices in Hong Kong. The group announced on Monday that both premises would be closed by year’s end. Photo: AP

Hong Kong’s national security law no concern for law-abiding groups, Carrie Lam says after Amnesty International reveals exit plans

  • The rights group had specifically pointed to the Beijing-imposed legislation on Monday in announcing it would close two offices in the city
  • But law has ‘very laudable objective to prevent and suppress’ activities that could undermine security, Lam says

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
A man walks past one of two Amnesty International offices in Hong Kong. The group announced on Monday that both premises would be closed by year’s end. Photo: AP
A man walks past one of two Amnesty International offices in Hong Kong. The group announced on Monday that both premises would be closed by year’s end. Photo: AP
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