National Security law

Hong Kong Protest Leaders Plead Guilty to Breaking China’s Illegal ‘National Security Law’

China’s state-run Global Times crowed on Thursday that “dozens of former local politicians and extreme separatist activists” in Hong Kong pled guilty to “conspiring to subvert state power.” In other words, pro-democracy activists were pressured into guilty pleas under the grotesque “national security law” Beijing illegally forced on Hong Kong to crush the last vestiges of the island’s autonomy.

HONG KONG, CHINA - NOVEMBER 2: Protestors march on the street in Causeway bay on November 2, 2019 in Hong Kong, China. Hong Kong slipped into a technical recession on Thursday after anti-government demonstrations stretched into its fifth month while protesters continue to call for Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie …

Hong Kong to Censor Films for Violating Chinese ‘National Security’ Law

Hong Kong’s government announced Friday it will begin censoring films screened in Hong Kong for content interpreted as violating the city’s national security law, imposed illegitimately on Hong Kong by China’s ruling Communist Party last June and creating four new crimes — secession, subversion, terrorism, and collusion with foreign forces.

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks to the media about the new national security law introduced to the city at her weekly press conference in Hong Kong on July 7, 2020. - China has quickly moved to censor Hong Kong's internet and access users' data using a feared new …