National security Law / National Anthem Legislation

Draft decision of China’s National People’s Congress to implement national security laws for Hong Kong

Joint Statement from the UK, Australia and Canada on Hong Kong

Joint statement by UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne and Canadian Foreign Minister François-Philippe Champagne, responding to China’s proposed new security law for Hong Kong

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/joint-statement-from-the-uk-australia-and-canada-on-hong-kong

Confirm Eligible Hong Kongers as British Citizens

Restoring the rights many lost at the handover could lower the stakes of the protests, and encourage the political dialogue which will be the only solution to the present unrest.

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/09/tom-tugendhat-confirm-hong-kongers-british-citizens/597247/

China to Allow State-Security Agents to Police Hong Kong

A new detail in the proposed national-security law would allow state security bodies to operate officially in the semiautonomous city

https://www.wsj.com/articles/china-to-allow-state-security-agents-to-police-hong-kong-11590145427

Chinese security forces could be deployed in Hong Kong under new law

Hong Kong officials indicate powers will be used to try to suppress pro-democracy protests

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/may/22/chinese-security-forces-could-be-deployed-in-hong-kong-under-new-law?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

Hong Kong’s ‘one country, two systems’ is over

https://www.spectator.co.uk/article/hong-kong-s-one-country-two-systems-is-over

Mike Pompeo and Chris Patten call for solidarity with the people of Hong Kong as they face draconian new laws to curb their freedoms. Global Strategy Forum article “Why the China Reckoning Must Put Human Rights At Its Heart”

International opposition mounts against China’s proposed security law for Hong Kong

  • British, Australian and Canadian foreign ministers stress that Sino-British Joint Declaration remains legally binding
  • EU says ‘democratic debate, consultation of key stakeholders and respect for protected rights and freedoms in Hong Kong’ needed before passing law

https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/3085744/international-opposition-mounts-against-chinas-proposed-security-law

EU urges Beijing to respect autonomy of Hong Kong

https://news.rthk.hk/rthk/en/component/k2/1527825-20200522.htm

Declaration by the High Representative, on behalf of the European Union, on the announcement by China’s National People’s Congress spokesperson regarding Hong Kong

https://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2020/05/22/declaration-by-the-high-representative-on-behalf-of-the-european-union-on-the-announcement-by-china-s-national-people-s-congress-spokesperson-regarding-hong-kong/

We’re in a new Cold War. Hong Kong, like Berlin before it, is the first battle.

https://eu.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2019/08/15/hong-kong-airport-protests-china-riots-troops-trumps-tweet-column/2007421001/

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