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China Enacts National Security Legislation for Hong Kong: Media

By Kyodo News 30 June 2020

BEIJING—China on Tuesday enacted a national security law to crack down on what Beijing views as subversive activity in Hong Kong, media in the territory reported, a move that could jeopardize human rights and freedoms in the former British colony.

The legislation, which was enacted by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, China’s parliament, is partially aimed at quelling protest against the pro-Beijing government in the special administrative region.

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