National security law one year on: Hong Kong activists still testing political ‘red lines’

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  • South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “National security law one year on: Hong Kong activists still testing political ‘red lines’” – below is their description.

    On June 30, 2020, mainland Chinese authorities imposed a national security law (NSL) on Hong Kong banning secession, subversion of state power, terrorism and collusion with foreign forces. In the year since, many opposition activists in the city have been arrested and charged under the legislation while others have fled overseas.

    Amid concerns about being arrested under the NSL, some opposition groups such as the Local Youth Will and Student Politicism are adapting to find ways of voicing their opinion without crossing “red lines” that could land them in legal trouble. But Student Politicism convenor Wong Yat-chin was detained again on July 1, 2021, the 24th anniversary of the Hong Kong handover, for allegedly distributing seditious fliers.

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