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Hong Kong is ‘gaping hole’ in China’s national security, city’s head says, aiming to restore political system ‘from chaos’

In an annual policy address to the semi-autonomous city’s Legislative Council, Lam said that Hong Kong has become a “gaping hole” in national security, presenting significant risks to China, but the city’s new national security law has been “remarkably effective” in restoring stability. One of our urgent priorities is to …

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Hong Kong govt has power to disqualify lawmakers ‘who endanger national security’ – China’s top legislative body

The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPCSC), China’s top legislature, passed a resolution that allows for the immediate disqualification of Hong Kong legislators. Members of the Legislative Council (LegCo) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) could be disqualified if they advocate or support ‘Hong Kong independence,’ …

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Twitter’s censorship ‘poses threat to national security,’ DHS chief says in scathing letter after border official’s account freeze

The Department of Homeland Security acting chief Chad Wolf penned the letter to Dorsey on Friday, insisting “corporate bureaucrats” should not act as arbiters of truth for the American public, calling Twitter’s move to suspend the handle of Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) executive Mark Morgan “unjustified” and “disturbing.” “The …

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