Hong Kong's new security law: Why it scares people

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The new law was greeted with protests in Hong Kong China has introduced a new national security law for Hong Kong. The BBC’s Michael Bristow takes a closer look at the detail, and what it will mean in practice. Lawyers and legal experts have said China’s national security law for Hong Kong will fundamentally change … Read more Hong Kong's new security law: Why it scares people

Data theft, security issues key in selecting 5G vendors

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(This story originally appeared in on Jul 02, 2020)NEW DELHI: A day after the US communications department tagged Chinese telecom vendors Huawei and ZTE as a “national security risk”, government sources here asserted that concerns over data theft and security implications will shape the crucial call on deciding 5G vendors for India. “Fifth-generation telecom (5G) … Read more Data theft, security issues key in selecting 5G vendors

UK says China's security law is serious violation of Hong Kong treaty

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By William James LONDON (Reuters) – The United Kingdom said China’s imposition of a security law on Hong Kong was a “clear and serious” violation of the 1984 Joint Declaration and that London would offer around 3 million residents of the former colony a path to British citizenship. Hong Kong police fired water cannon and … Read more UK says China's security law is serious violation of Hong Kong treaty

Hong Kong security law: Minutes after new law, pro-democracy voices quit

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23-year-old Joshua Wong rose to prominence in the Umbrella Movement of 2014 On Tuesday morning, the news started to break from Beijing: China had passed a new security law in Hong Kong. The law criminalises any act of secession, subversion, terrorism or collusion with foreign forces. And within minutes, the effect was obvious. Pro-democracy activists … Read more Hong Kong security law: Minutes after new law, pro-democracy voices quit