National security Law / National Anthem Legislation

Hong Kong to pass 3 years in prison law for anyone who insults the Chinese national anthem

HONG KONG’S government plans to criminalise the “insulting” of the Chinese national anthem with up to three years imprisonment has sparked deep concerns the law could be exploited to incarcerate political dissent.

https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/1281365/hong-kong-protests-chinese-anthem-law-prison-criminalise-democracy-carrie-lam-china

Hong Kong’s veteran pro-democracy activists defiant as they hear charges in court

https://in.reuters.com/article/hongkong-protests-court-idINKBN22U1AJ

Hong Kong Legislators Brawl Amid Fears Over Widening Chinese Control

The scuffles erupted as lawmakers debated the leadership of a committee that would consider legislation that would make it illegal to insult the Chinese national anthem.

Hong Kong’s new ‘Basic Law’ is that whatever China says, goes

Judges alone cannot protect territory from Beijing’s heavy-handed interventions

https://asia.nikkei.com/Opinion/Hong-Kong-s-new-Basic-Law-is-that-whatever-China-says-goes

While the world wasn’t looking, Beijing re-wrote the rules in Hong Kong at startling speed

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