According to the text of a draft bill prepared by the chinese Parliament, Beijing will establish in hong Kong, a former british colony, a " body of national security ", which will be chaired by the chief executive in hong kong. The text, circulated Saturday, June 20, by the press agency new China, also provides that this law will prevail over all those adopted by hong Kong in the past, and that could conflict with it. No date has been given for the adoption of the text, but new China indicates that the project will be "soon" finalized.
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the Protests in the G7
After the demonstrations last year against the influence of Beijing, the regime of president Xi Jinping announced last month that a national security law in hong Kong, seen by the opposition democratic local as a way to reduce it to silence. The principle of this law was adopted in late may by the annual plenary session of the national people's Assembly (NPA, the chinese Parliament), which has been given the mission to its standing committee for drafting a bill. It is this text that was broadcast Saturday by new China. In a press release, the powers of the G7 this week urged Beijing to get back on this project, a call rejected "strongly" on Thursday by the chinese government.
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