China—Beijing Threatens Organizers Of Opposition Primary In Hong Kong With New National Security Law

South China Morning Post | 07/15/2020

Chinese officials have accused the organizers of a recent primary vote among Hong Kong’s opposition parties of violating a recently passed national security law, reports the South China Morning Post. The unofficial primary held over the weekend saw around 610,000 Hong Kongers vote for opposition candidates for the Legislative Council election scheduled for September. On Monday, the Chinese liaison office in the city as well as Chief Executive Carrie Lam said that the vote was an...

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