Taking action citing National Security Act
It is noteworthy that in 1989, the Communist government of China had acted with the help of a tank on the pro-democracy protesters demonstrating at Beijing’s famous Tiananmen Square, in which many people were killed. Political crackdown has erupted in Hong Kong following mass protests in 2019 and the imposition of the controversial national security law in 2020, and many prominent activists of pro-democracy groups are either arrested or imprisoned. is sending.
China is crushing the voice of protest in Hong Kong
In addition to the National Security Act, large-scale dissidents (from China’s central government) are also being prosecuted under the colonial-era sedition law. In this episode, instead of contempt of court, Pang and Chiyu were tried for treason. China is making every effort to crush the human rights of Hong Kong residents through this law. A case of sedition is being run against the landlord even after the yellow flag is seen on the houses. President Xi Jinping himself said in the People’s Congress that China has complete control over Hong Kong.