Exploring the fury over Hong Kong's national security law

The recent move by China's National People's Congress (NPC) to approve the enactment of a national security law for Hong Kong has whipped up a storm.

Critics have decried it as the end of Hong Kong as we know it. The United States and Britain have condemned China for breaching the guarantees of autonomy in the Sino-British Joint Declaration on Hong Kong's handover.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 06, 2020, with the headline 'Exploring the fury over HK's national security law'. Subscribe