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'Deterrent Effect': Hong Kong Security Law Could Mean 'Joint' Probes With Mainland, Warns Official


A protestor raises a placard during a protest at a shopping mall in Hong Kong. (AP Photo)

The proposal has been condemned by Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement and Western nations, which say it would mark the end of the semi-autonomous city's unique freedoms.

  • AFP
  • Last Updated: May 23, 2020, 7:17 PM IST

Mainland Chinese authorities could join Hong Kong police to investigate criminal suspects under a planned security law, a city politician said Saturday, in comments likely to further enrage campaigners fearing the end of the financial hub's treasured autonomy.

China's rubber-stamp parliament will vote ...


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