China Unanimously Passes Restrictive Law Limiting Hong Kong's Political Freedom
Tuesday, 30 June 2020 () China's capital, Beijing, has unanimously passed a law that would limit Hong Kong's autonomy and freedom. The legislation would undermine the "one country two systems" framework and is seen as an aggressive move by critics.
Boris Johnson has accused China of breaching a key treaty with Britain by imposing a heavily criticised national security law on Hong Kong. But what is the background to the legislation, why is the UK concerned, and how has the world responded?