Ip, who went on to found the pro-Beijing New People’s Party (NPP), says the Chinese national government had to act to prevent secession and terrorism in Hong Kong. The NPP leader added that the new law was being tailored to the territory’s common law system. … [Read more...] about Will China’s new national security law for Hong Kong be the end of autonomy in the territory?
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