Inside Beijing's plan to enact a national security law for Hong Kong

Beijing's liaison office in Hong Kong.
Beijing's liaison office in Hong Kong.PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

BEIJING - The work on a national security law for Hong Kong was so secretive that Beijing's usual allies in the territory were not consulted.

Even the city's sole representative to China's top law-making body had little idea of what was to come.

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