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HKFP FEATURES, INTERVIEWS, EXPLAINERS & LONG READS

2 years of Hong Kong’s national security law – explained in data

In June 2020, following months of pro-democracy protests and unrest, Beijing inserted the national security law directly into Hong Kong’s mini-constitution. The move gave police sweeping new powers, criminalising subversion, secession, collusion with foreign forces and terrorist acts.  Over the past years, we have seen the effectiveness of the National Security Law – it does…

5 years of Hong Kong under Carrie Lam – how many promises have been kept?

Carrie Lam took office as Hong Kong’s leader on July 1, 2017, after winning 777 votes from a 1,200-member Election Committee. In the five years since, the city has experienced great upheavals, including the protests and unrest of 2019, Beijing’s sweeping national security legislation and election overhaul, and the Covid-19 pandemic – the fifth and…

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