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Young Hong Kong democrats seek new political order under shadow of Beijing

15 Jul 2020

HONG KONG The national security law Beijing foisted on Hong Kong has drawn red lines across many aspects of life in the city, but a vanguard of young democrats is intent on shaking up the political order and gaining mass support.

Young Hong Kong democrats seek new political order under shadow of Beijing

15 Jul 2020

HONG KONG The national security law Beijing foisted on Hong Kong has drawn red lines across many aspects of life in the city, but a vanguard of young democrats is intent on shaking up the political order and gaining mass support.

Young Hong Kong democrats seek new political order under shadow of Beijing

15 Jul 2020

HONG KONG The national security law Beijing foisted on Hong Kong has drawn red lines across many aspects of life in the city, but a vanguard of young democrats is intent on shaking up the political order and gaining mass support.

Hong Kong leader says pro-democracy 'protest' vote might have violated new security laws

13 Jul 2020

HONG KONG Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday that an unofficial city-wide election conducted by the pro-democracy camp over the weekend might have violated new national security laws by "subverting state power".

Over 600,000 Hong Kongers cast 'protest' vote against new security laws

12 Jul 2020

HONG KONG Hong Kong's opposition camp said on Sunday that over 600,000 citizens in the Chinese-ruled city cast ballots over the weekend in primaries it cast as a symbolic protest vote against tough national security laws imposed by Beijing. | Video

500,000 Hong Kongers cast 'protest' vote against new security laws

12 Jul 2020

HONG KONG, July 12 Hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong citizens queued to cast ballots over the weekend in what the Chinese-ruled city's opposition camp says is a symbolic protest vote against tough national security laws directly imposed by Beijing.

Special Report: Hong Kong's top cop overshadows embattled leader Lam as China cracks down

08 Jul 2020

HONG KONG As Hong Kong fretted over tough new national security legislation Beijing was fashioning earlier this year, Chris Tang enthusiastically supported the move. It was needed, Hong Kong's combative police chief said, to extinguish calls for the city's independence and restore order.

Hong Kong lawyers alarmed at plans for judges in national security trials

21 Jun 2020

HONG KONG Senior Hong Kong lawyers expressed alarm on Sunday at plans for the city's leader to select judges for national security cases, calling it the most serious challenge to the territory's vaunted judicial independence since the 1997 handover to Chinese rule.

Hong Kong lawyers alarmed at plans for judges in national security trials

21 Jun 2020

HONG KONG Senior Hong Kong lawyers expressed alarm on Sunday at plans for the city's leader to select judges for national security cases, calling it the most serious challenge to the territory's vaunted judicial independence since the 1997 handover to Chinese rule.

Hong Kong lawyers alarmed at plans for city leader to pick judges in national security trials

21 Jun 2020

HONG KONG, June 21 Senior Hong Kong lawyers expressed alarm on Sunday at plans for the city's leader to select judges for national security cases, calling it the most serious challenge to the territory's vaunted judicial independence since the 1997 handover to Chinese rule.

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