The 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

The 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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