United Kingdom  

Hong Kong security law: What is it and is it worrying?

BBC News Friday, 22 May 2020 ()
A simple guide to the new national security law China has proposed in Hong Kong and why it matters.
0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 
Video credit: Reuters Studio - Published
News video: Protests in Hong Kong as U.S. warns of sanctions

Protests in Hong Kong as U.S. warns of sanctions 01:34

Thousands of people on the streets again, as international concern rises over Beijing's plans to impose a security law in Hong Kong

Related videos from verified sources

Thousands descend onto Hong Kong's Victoria Park to remember Tiananmen Square massacre 31 years on [Video]

Thousands descend onto Hong Kong's Victoria Park to remember Tiananmen Square massacre 31 years on

Thousands of Hongkongers have descended on Victoria Park to remember the victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre.

Credit: Newsflare STUDIO     Duration: 00:13Published
HSBC, StanChart back China's Hong Kong security law [Video]

HSBC, StanChart back China's Hong Kong security law

Major banks HSBC and Standard Chartered backed China's new national security law for Hong Kong on Wednesday in a break from their usual policy of political neutrality. Gloria Tso reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:31Published
UK won't turn its back on Hong Kong, says Johnson [Video]

UK won't turn its back on Hong Kong, says Johnson

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says Britain won't turn its back on the people of Hong Kong -- a former British colony -- if China imposes a national security law on the territory. Lucy Fielder reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:30Published

Related news from verified sources

China set to impose new Hong Kong security law, Trump warns of strong U.S. reaction

China is set to impose new national security legislation on Hong Kong after last year's pro-democracy unrest, a Chinese official said on Thursday, drawing a...
Reuters

U.S. State Department warns China over new Hong Kong security law

The United States on Thursday warned China against imposing a new national security legislation on Hong Kong, saying a high-degree of autonomy and respect for...
Reuters Also reported by •BBC NewsFT.com

Hong Kong security law 'needed to tackle terrorism'

The territory's security chief says the controversial security law will save the city from violence.
BBC News


Tweets about this