Controversial Hong Kong national security law comes into effect

Controversial Hong Kong national security law comes into effectJune 30, 2020

Critics say broad scope of crimes targeted by law marks full takeover by China

Beijing has imposed a controversial national security law on Hong Kong, giving the Chinese government sweeping powers over the semi-autonomous territory in a move critics say will crush its freedoms.

Late on Tuesday, China unveiled the full text of the anti-sedition law, which targets the crimes of secession, subversion, terrorism and collusion with foreign forces, with penalties as severe as life in prison.

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