Hong Kong executive chief Carrie Lam said on Friday she was ready to “fully cooperate” with Beijing to enforce the national security law that the Chinese regime intends to impose.
NPC spokesperson Zhang Yesui said the bill aimed at “establishing and improving the legal system and enforcement mechanisms for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to safeguard national security.”
The bill also aims at fighting “treason, secession, sedition (and) subversion”.
China New Hongkong Law Law see protesters of prodemocracy charged under treason.Pro democracy activists say they will march to China Liaison Office, as democrats condemn move as ‘end of Hong Kong’ freedom and it’s against the basic principles of Hongkong existence.
National security law passed by China CP conference would destroy the “one country, two systems” framework that was agreed when China took back control of the self-governing Chinese territory in 1997 promising citizens rights and freedoms of self rule now found nowhere else in the country.
China’s plan to impose new national security laws on Hong Kong drew angry condemnation on Friday as activists in the city called for protests and prodemocracy protesters want International media to bring subject with stricter sanctions.
President Donald Trump warned that the United States would react “very strongly” to the planned legislation.
China intent to sidestep the semi-autonomous territory’s own lawmaking body to crack down on activity Beijing law will address and considers subversive whereas the law flouts another IHR violation and war of words and diplomatic channels to rattle in coming months after China bring National Seurity Law to enforce more coercive character to semi autonomous Hongkong to under China One Nation One strategy.
The measure has prompted complaints by opposition figures.
Scuffles broke out in the Hong Kong Legislative Council on Friday when opposition members protested against the move, with a pro-Beijing legislator forcibly dragged out of the chamber.
Thousands of delegates from across China are in Beijing at the moment for this year’s annual session of the country’s legislative and advisory bodies.
Meetings got delayed by more than two months because of the coronavirus outbreak.
President Xi Jinping and prime minister Li Keqiang, are presiding at the congress, with Li delivering a lengthy speech to summarise the past year’s achievements and lay out priorities for the coming 12 months.