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National Security Law


Jahangirpuri clashes: Delhi police to book five men under National Security Act

April 20, 2022 9:24 am

The move comes a day after Union Home Minister Amit Shah called for strict action against the rioters to avoid a repeat of the 2020 Delhi riots.

UK withdraws its judges from Hong Kong's top court

March 31, 2022 2:22 pm

The British government on Wednesday pulled out its judges from Hong Kong's highest court, citing a China-imposed national security law cracking down on dissent.

How democracy was dismantled in Hong Kong in 2021

December 30, 2021 2:05 pm

Returned to China in 1997, Hong Kong has endured an overhaul of its political system and a crackdown on political dissent.

Hong Kong sentences youngest person yet under national security law

November 24, 2021 5:19 pm

At the time of his arrest in October 2020, local media reported plainclothes policemen took Tony Chung and two others away as they sat in a coffee shop near the US consulate.

In Hong Kong, Jimmy Lai’s media company moves to close down

September 06, 2021 11:39 am

Next Digital’s founder and controlling shareholder, Jimmy Lai, is in jail, charged with crimes that include violating the security law.

Hong Kong democracy activists plead guilty under national security law

August 19, 2021 9:11 pm

Two democracy activists have pleaded guilty under Hong Kong's controversial national security law. Their case is linked to that of the jailed pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai.

Joe Biden nominates Rashad Hussain as Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom

July 31, 2021 1:37 pm

Rashad Hussain, 41, is currently Director for Partnerships and Global Engagement at the National Security Council.

Hong Kong police arrest man for booing China anthem during Olympics broadcast

July 31, 2021 9:19 am

Police said they fielded complaints that some people booed during the award ceremony when China's national anthem was played.

Explained: The first case under Hong Kong's National Security Law

July 28, 2021 7:25 am

Ying-kit Tong has been found guilty under Hong Kong’s sweeping national security law. What is the law, and what was the case against the 24-year-old?  

Guilty verdict in first trial under Hong Kong security law

July 27, 2021 2:28 pm

Beijing's ceremonial legislature imposed the national security law on the semiautonomous city after it determined that Hong Kong's legislative council was unable to pass the legislation itself because of political opposition.


Pro-Beijing committee to elect some Hong Kong legislators

March 05, 2021 6:22 pm

The draft decision to revamp Hong Kong's electoral system comes after Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement gained traction in recent years as Beijing tightened its control over the city.