Hong Kong security law: New police powers to surveil lawyers a ‘major threat’, barrister and legal scholars say

A barrister and several legal scholars have told HKFP that new police powers to conduct interceptions and covertly surveil Hong Kong lawyers under Beijing’s new national security law for the city are “definitely worrying.” This week, the local police force won sweeping new powers to conduct warrantless searches, restrict suspects’ movements, freeze their assets, intercept […]