On June 30, hours after Xi Jinping signed Hong Kong’s national security law in Beijing, authorities in the territory hastily implemented the controversial legislation. A chill descended on the city as observers across the...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 7, 2020
Following the passage and immediate enactment of Hong Kong’s controversial new national security law, the Hong Kong government issued implementation rules for Article 43 of the law. That article allows Hong Kong police to...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 30, 2020
On Tuesday, the National People’s Congress passed and Xi Jinping signed a national security law for Hong Kong, posing the most direct threat yet to the city’s semi-autonomous status, which had been guaranteed until...
Matthew D. Johnson: Safeguarding Socialism: The Origins, Evolution, and Expansion of China’s Total Security Paradigm
by Sophie Beach | Jun 12, 2020
The following is an excerpt of an article titled “Safeguarding socialism: The origins, evolution and expansion of China’s total security paradigm” by Matthew D. Johnson. Read the full text of the article at Project Sinopsis. The...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 3, 2020
Hong Kong police filed a letter of objection on Monday against the territory’s traditional June 4 vigil, effectively banning the annual commemoration of the infamous 1989 crackdown on protesters in Beijing. The move has...
by Sophie Beach | May 22, 2020
On Friday, the Chinese government released the full text of a draft resolution requiring the implementation of national security laws in Hong Kong. The resolution, which will bypass the normal legislative process in Hong Kong by...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 25, 2020
Reuters’ Karen Freifeld and Mike Stone report on continued efforts to restrict the supply of American components to Huawei, despite a series of tweets last week in which President Donald Trump spoke dismissively about the...
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China’s State Council this week released new definitions of conduct punishable under the...
by Josh Rudolph | Apr 10, 2017
[Updated at 22:41 PDT on April 10, 2017: China Law Translate has translated the “Measures on...
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