Group of 86 NGOs issue letter calling for scrapping of planned Hong Kong security law
Wednesday, 17 June 2020 A group of 86 non-government organisations issued a joint letter on Wednesday asking Chinese authorities to scrap plans to introduce national security legislation in Hong Kong, saying it threatens basic rights and freedoms.
Hong Kong's opposition camp set up polling booths across the Chinese-ruled city on Saturday for primary elections aimed at selecting democracy candidates who stand the best chance of success in Legislative Council elections in September. Adam Reed reports.
Although a government official alluded to these primaries as breaching the National Security Law, Hong Kong democrats are still organizing primary elections to pick candidates who will compete in the..