Reports: China approves national security law for Hong Kong


by The Palm Beach Post

The Palm Beach Post— HONG KONG (AP) " Hong Kong media are reporting that China has approved a contentious law that would allow authorities to crack down on subversive and secessionist activity in Hong Kong, sparking fears that it would be used to curb opposition voices in the semi-autonomous territory.The South China Morning Post newspaper and public broadcaster RTHK, both citing unnamed sources, said that the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress voted unanimously to approve a national [

AP NEWS—China plans to establish a special bureau in Hong Kong to investigate and prosecute crimes considered threatening to national security, as state media on Saturday reported some details of a controversial new national security law being imposed on the city.. BEIJING (AP) — China plans to establish a special bureau in Hong Kong to investigate and prosecute crimes considered threatening to national security, the state-run news agency said Saturday, as

Snopes.com—China Approves Contentious Hong Kong National Security Law. The legislation follows months of anti-government protests in Hong Kong that at times descended into violence.

Fox News—China passes national security law for Hong Kong: report. Beijing increases its grip on Hong Kong