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The Hong Kong opposition expects protests against Beijing’s security law

May 22, 2020

The political opposition in Hong Kong and activists for democracy have called for mobilization against the new national security law, which is being examined by the Chinese National People’s Congress, and which will result in the introduction of a new standard from Beijing that prohibits any activities related to sedition or secession or terrorism .

The law, which would also veto foreign interference in Hong Kong, is on the agenda of the main regime of the Chinese regime and will enter into force in the former British colony without the local authorities’ approval.

The Central Government Liaison Office in Hong Hong defended this Friday that the reform is needed to resolve the current legal vacuum and will allow progress in the doctrine of “one country, two systems” according to which both parties have been coexisting since the UK In 1997 he gave up the sovereignty of the territory.

The Hong Kong opposition expects protests against Beijing’s security law
The Hong Kong opposition expects protests against Beijing’s security law

A spokesman for the office has claimed that the law reflects Beijing’s determination to ensure national security and to protect the interests and welfare of “compatriots” in Hong Kong, the official Xinhua news agency said.