Tiananmen commemorations and national security: Beijing’s emergency plan for the September elections?

Hong Kong’s protest marching tradition is commonly dated from July 1, 2003. That was the day an estimated half-million people turned out to protest at the imminent passage of a national security bill by the local legislature. The bill aimed to criminalise acts of treason, secession, sedition, subversion, and theft of state secrets, as well […]