National security Law / National Anthem Legislation

Two Sessions 2020: Beijing ‘out of patience’ after long wait for Hong Kong national security law, plans to proscribe secession, foreign interference and terrorism in city

  • Amid hostile political environment in deeply divided city, resolution for law will be presented as motion to National People’s Congress on Friday
  • Opposition politicians warn that enacting the legislation through promulgation is akin to announcing the death of ‘one country, two systems’

https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/3085412/two-sessions-2020-how-far-will-beijing-go-push-article-23

Will Hong Kong version of National Security Law Turn HK into 1 Country 1 System? By Chapman Chen

https://www.hkbnews.net/post/will-hong-kong-version-of-national-security-law-turn-hk-into-1-country-1-system-by-chapman-chen

[Updated] Unilateral Introduction of National Security Legislation Shows ‘Total Disregard’ for Hong Kong Autonomy and Fundamental Rights

https://www.hongkongwatch.org/all-posts/2020/5/21/unilateral-introduction-of-national-security-legislation-shows-total-disregard-for-hong-kong-autonomy-and-fundamental-rights

China to introduce national security law in Hong Kong: report

https://news.abs-cbn.com/overseas/05/21/20/china-to-introduce-national-security-law-in-hong-kong-report

China plans sweeping national security law for Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s dollar tumbles on market jitters about Beijing’s plan to impose national security legislation

  • The currency tumbled 0.05 per cent to 7.7539 against the US dollar on Thursday, its weakest level since May 5
  • Draft resolution for Hong Kong law to proscribe secessionist and other activities in city to be presented as motion to National People’s Congress on Friday, sources say

China: State Security, Terrorism Convictions Double

Prosecutions Reveal Worrying Trend, Escalating Crackdown on Dissent

https://www.hrw.org/news/2016/03/16/china-state-security-terrorism-convictions-double

U.S. to react strongly if China makes move on Hong Kong: Trump

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-hong-kong-idUSKBN22X28Y

Senators to Propose Bill Sanctioning Chinese Officials Over Hong Kong Security Law

Legislation also would penalize banks that do business with the entities

https://www.wsj.com/articles/senators-to-propose-bill-sanctioning-chinese-officialsover-hong-kong-security-law-11590086826?reflink=share_mobilewebshare

US warns China against ‘highly destabilising’ Hong Kong move

https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/china-against-highly-destabilising-hong-kong-move-12758124

Call for reprisals over China’s Hong Kong security proposals

Lord Patten, last British governor of Hong Kong, urges UK and US to resist ‘assault on freedoms’

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/may/21/china-to-propose-controversial-hong-kong-security-measure?CMP=share_btn_tw

China proposes controversial Hong Kong security law

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-52759578

Toomey, Van Hollen Introduce Sanctions Bill to Defend Hong Kong’s Autonomy

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