The new law aims to stop and punish acts of secession, subversion, terrorism and collusion with foreign forces. Photo: APThe new law aims to stop and punish acts of secession, subversion, terrorism and collusion with foreign forces. Photo: AP
The new law aims to stop and punish acts of secession, subversion, terrorism and collusion with foreign forces. Photo: AP

Facebook, WhatsApp to suspend user information requests from Hong Kong authorities

  • The pause will take place ‘pending further assessment’ of a new national security law, Facebook says
  • Since the law was passed, some Hongkongers have been scrubbing their social media accounts and deleting chat histories

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
The new law aims to stop and punish acts of secession, subversion, terrorism and collusion with foreign forces. Photo: APThe new law aims to stop and punish acts of secession, subversion, terrorism and collusion with foreign forces. Photo: AP
The new law aims to stop and punish acts of secession, subversion, terrorism and collusion with foreign forces. Photo: AP
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