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The Chinese Parliament supports the controversial Hong Kong national security law

May 28, 2020

The Chinese People’s Assembly approved the national security law this Thursday, which Beijing wants to impose on Hong Kong, and which only has to process the consent of the main communist leaders to take effect despite the doubts voiced by opponents and opponents, activists in the former British colony, reports Xinhua .

The law criminalizes turmoil, treachery, separatism, and foreign interference and could for the first time open Chinese security agencies’ offices in Hong Kong. The reform does not require the approval of the Hong Kong Parliament.

Beijing is intervening in the area after the most turbulent year in its recent history, with an unprecedented wave of protests demanding greater democratic openness. In recent days, mobilizations have been reactivated due to the controversial law.