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Australian judge quits Hong Kong court, citing national security law

Sep 18 2020

HONG KONG/SYDNEY One of the 14 foreign judges on Hong Kong's highest court has resigned due to concerns over a sweeping new national security law imposed by Beijing on the city, Australia's national broadcaster reported on Friday.

Hong Kong tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under security law, bearing out 'worst fears'

Aug 10 2020

HONG KONG Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai became the highest-profile person arrested under a new national security law on Monday, detained over suspected collusion with foreign forces as around 200 police searched the offices of his Apple Daily newspaper. | Video

Medien-Unternehmer und China-Kritiker Lai in Hongkong festgenommen

Aug 10 2020

Hongkong Wenige Wochen nach Einführung des neuen Sicherheitsgesetzes in Hongkong hat die Polizei nun auch den bekannten Medien-Mogul Jimmy Lai festgenommen, der als scharfer Kritiker Chinas gilt.

Exclusive: Global banks scrutinize their Hong Kong clients for pro-democracy ties

Jul 20 2020

HONG KONG Global wealth managers are examining whether their clients in Hong Kong have ties to the city's pro-democracy movement, in an attempt to avoid getting caught in the crosshairs of China's new national security law, according to six people with knowledge of the matter. | Video

EXCLUSIVE-Global banks scrutinize their Hong Kong clients for pro-democracy ties -sources

Jul 19 2020

HONG KONG, July 20 Global wealth managers are examining whether their clients in Hong Kong have ties to the city's pro-democracy movement, in an attempt to avoid getting caught in the crosshairs of China's new national security law, according to six people with knowledge of the matter.

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

Jul 08 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.

What you need to know about Hong Kong's national security law

Jul 01 2020

HONG KONG China's sweeping new national security law for Hong Kong took effect in the global financial hub at 11 p.m. local time (1500 GMT) - the same moment the city authorities published the law. It is expected to mark the biggest change in the freewheeling former British colony since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997. | Video

Explainer: What you need to know about Hong Kong's national security law

Jul 01 2020

HONG KONG China's sweeping new national security law for Hong Kong took effect in the global financial hub at 11 p.m. local time (1500 GMT) - the same moment the city authorities published the law. It is expected to mark the biggest change in the freewheeling former British colony since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997. | Video

What you need to know about Hong Kong's national security law

Jul 01 2020

HONG KONG China's sweeping new national security law for Hong Kong took effect in the global financial hub at 11 p.m. local time (1500 GMT) - the same moment the city authorities published the law. It is expected to mark the biggest change in the freewheeling former British colony since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997. | Video

China's security law upends freewheeling Hong Kong's legal landscape

Jul 01 2020

HONG KONG Leading Hong Kong lawyers are warning of a stark new era of mainland justice as they digest the full impact of China's new national security law imposed directly by Communist Party leaders in Beijing.

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