Breaking: China’s President Xi Jinping signs Hong Kong national security law.

Hong Kong national security law.

TweetShareSharePin11 Shares President Xi Jinping has signed the national security legislation Beijing has tailor-made for Hong Kong into law and it will come into effect before the end of Tuesday. The signing was reported by Xinhua news agency, which also confirmed that the country’s top legislative body, the National People’s Congress Standing Committee, had passed the law earlier in the day although specific elements of the legislation have yet to be spelled out. Soon after Xinhua’s report, the Hong Kong government confirmed it would gazette the law – which would prohibit acts of secession, subversion, terrorism,…

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