Joint checkpoint plan ‘most serious violation’ of Hong Kong Basic Law since 1997, say democrats

Hong Kong democrats have said the Express Rail Link’s joint checkpoint arrangement is “the most serious violation” of the city’s Basic Law since the 1997 Handover to China. “The decision reveals the central government’s full control over Hong Kong, effectively stripping the executive, judicial and legislative branches of their powers,” said Civic Party lawmaker Tanya Chan […]