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National security law: Beijing’s plan to let Hong Kong leader select judges contravenes Basic Law, says Bar Assoc.

Hong Kong’s professional body of barristers has warned that Beijing’s plan to give the chief executive power to select judges in national security cases would run contrary to the city’s mini-constitution. Draft provisions of a controversial law targeting perceived threats to national security in Hong Kong were reported in detail by state-run Xinhua News Agency […]