Hong Kong police charge first person under new national security law

The #HongKong police cited the brand new national security law to charge a protester with terrorism just days after the legislation became law. The 24-year-old man stands accused of committing a terrorist act after he drove his motorbike into a group of officers on Wednesday injuring three of them. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA … Read more Hong Kong police charge first person under new national security law

Hong Kong police fire tear gas and pepper pellets as over 300 protesters are arrested

Hong Kong police have arrested over 300 people as crowds took to the streets to protest against a new national security law. Police used pepper pellets and tear gas to disperse demonstrators. Several arrests were made for violations of the new security law, which punishes crimes of secession, subversion, terrorism and collusion with foreign forces … Read more Hong Kong police fire tear gas and pepper pellets as over 300 protesters are arrested

What Does Hong Kong’s National Security Law Mean?

What is the new law in Hong Kong? What changes with the new national security law and who does it affect? The made-in-China law is keeping Hongkongers guessing whether they’re guilty. Bloomberg reporters Karen Leigh and Iain Marlow discuss with QuickTake’s Kurumi Mori. Join in live to hear your questions answered. Chinese officials have described … Read more What Does Hong Kong’s National Security Law Mean?

UK summons Chinese ambassador over ‘concern’ on new Hong Kong security law | ITV News

The Foreign Office has summoned the Chinese ambassador to make clear the UK’s “concern” over the new Hong Kong national security law. Liu Xiaoming was called to a meeting where the Foreign Office’s permanent secretary Sir Simon McDonald said the imposition of the legislation breaches the Sino-British Joint Declaration. The meeting comes just hours after … Read more UK summons Chinese ambassador over ‘concern’ on new Hong Kong security law | ITV News

Hundreds of protesters arrested on first day of Hong Kong national security law

The first day of the controversial national security in Hong Kong was met with protests as hundreds were arrested. The widely-drawn crimes of secession, subversion, terrorism and colluding with foreign forces could now carry a life sentence, a move welcomed by the city’s pro-Beijing leader, Carrie Lam. She toasted the legislation imposed by the Chinese … Read more Hundreds of protesters arrested on first day of Hong Kong national security law

U.K. Lays Out “Bespoke Immigration Route” For Hong Kong BNO Passport Holders

U.K. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said the new “bespoke immigration route” will allow holders of British National (Overseas) status to come to the U.K. without the current six month limit, granting them five years limited leave to remain, with the ability to live and work in the U.K. After these five years, they will be able to apply … Read more U.K. Lays Out “Bespoke Immigration Route” For Hong Kong BNO Passport Holders

Residents on national security law for Hong Kong SAR

National Security Law for Hong Kong came into effect on Tuesday night. It will punish crimes of secession, subversion, terrorism, and collusion with foreign forces. The new legislation has sparked mixed reactions from locals. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): … Read more Residents on national security law for Hong Kong SAR

Hong Kong Makes First Arrest Under New National Security Law

Hong Kong police made their first arrest under sweeping national security legislation that has dramatically curtailed dissent in the city — less than 24 hours after Chinese lawmakers handed it down. Earlier in the day, Chief Executive Carrie Lam called the law the “most important development” in relations between Hong Kong and China since the … Read more Hong Kong Makes First Arrest Under New National Security Law

Hong Kongers march in defiance of harsh national security laws

Pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong took to the streets Wednesday, despite the threat of strict punishments as part of a range of national security laws imposed by Beijing earlier in the week. Crimes of secession, subversion, terrorism, and collusion with foreign forces will be punished with up to life in prison, the law also allowing … Read more Hong Kongers march in defiance of harsh national security laws

Hong Kong arrests dozens as ‘anti-protest’ law kicks in – BBC News

Dozens of people have been arrested in Hong Kong, including a man carrying a pro-independence flag, after a new “anti-protest” law imposed by Beijing came into effect, officials say. Police have used pepper spray to disperse some protesters gathered to mark 23 years since British rule ended. The national security law targets secession, subversion and … Read more Hong Kong arrests dozens as ‘anti-protest’ law kicks in – BBC News

BREAKING: Arrest as China enacts tough Hong Kong security law

The first arrest has been made in Hong Kong as China enacts tough new security laws. Now anyone found guilty of secession, subversion and terrorism could face life in prison. The law can also be used against people who are not permanent residents of Hong Kong and will ban anyone found guilty of the four … Read more BREAKING: Arrest as China enacts tough Hong Kong security law

China Holds Hong Kong National Security Law Briefing As U.S. Rolls Back Special Trade Status

China released the details of its sweeping national security legislation for Hong Kong, as the U.S. took steps to roll back its special trade status and privileges that help maintain the former British colony’s status as an international commercial hub. The legislation, which was published in full only as it took effect, called for sentences … Read more China Holds Hong Kong National Security Law Briefing As U.S. Rolls Back Special Trade Status

Hong Kong Leader Says Security Law ‘Most Important Development’

Chief Executive Carrie Lam called sweeping new national security legislation the “most important development” in relations between Hong Kong and China since the city’s handover. The law came into force just ahead of the July 1 anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China from British rule in 1997, a symbolic occasion usually marked by mass … Read more Hong Kong Leader Says Security Law ‘Most Important Development’

China Imposes Hong Kong Security Law

Jun.30 — Today marks 23 years of Chinese rule in Hong Kong. President Xi Jinping signed a landmark security law for the city to quell dissent. The legislation takes effect and promises secret trials, life imprisonment for some cases of state subversion and terrorism and has been described by the U.S. as draconian. Bloomberg’s Stephen … Read more China Imposes Hong Kong Security Law

Life in jail for violating HK security law

China will punish anyone found guilty of secession, subversion and terrorism in Hong Kong to life in prison under the territory’s new national security law. Those found guilty of “colluding with foreign forces” will also face the harshest possible sentences. The legislation came into effect at 3pm GMT on Tuesday 30 June, and will be … Read more Life in jail for violating HK security law