The Chinese and city flags on a footbridge in Hong Kong. Under the Basic Law, Hong Kong is required to enact its own version of the national security law. Photo: Jelly Tse
The Chinese and city flags on a footbridge in Hong Kong. Under the Basic Law, Hong Kong is required to enact its own version of the national security law. Photo: Jelly Tse

Hong Kong’s Article 23 security law to be passed ‘hopefully by this year’, city leader says, while revealing aim to also lift all Covid rules including mask mandate

  • Chief executive says in newspaper interview new legislation is being drafted that will act like ‘firewall’ under a ‘preventive’ system to fend off foreign proxies
  • He also indicates aim to lift all Covid measures this year or even by the first quarter

The Chinese and city flags on a footbridge in Hong Kong. Under the Basic Law, Hong Kong is required to enact its own version of the national security law. Photo: Jelly Tse
The Chinese and city flags on a footbridge in Hong Kong. Under the Basic Law, Hong Kong is required to enact its own version of the national security law. Photo: Jelly Tse
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