Hong Kong national security law: no reason to keep draft secret, say legal experts

Top Chinese lawmakers have no reason to keep details of the national security legislation for Hong Kong secret, experts in mainland law say, while a Beijing-friendly heavyweight has suggested the drafting process is being kept under wraps to avoid stoking further violence in the city.The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) is expected to approve the law early next week, and it will take effect immediately, according to Secretary for Security John Lee Ka-chiu. But key…

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