HK residents back up national security legislation

CNC
Added On May 27, 2020

 More than 1.1 million Hong Kong residents have signed a petition in support of the national security legislation as of Tuesday.

 
China Report has more.
 
The petition activity was launched on Sunday by a newly established organization called United Front Supporting National Security Legislation.
 
Over the past three days, over 2,000 street stands have been set up across Hong Kong to collect public signatures, and more than 400,000 Hong Kong residents have taken part in the petition online.
 
The organizer called on more Hong Kong residents to participate in the petition, safeguarding Hong Kong's stability and prosperity and ensuring the sustained success of "one country, two systems."
 
After a draft decision on establishing and improving the legal system and enforcement mechanisms for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) to safeguard national security was submitted to the third session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) for deliberation, many Hong Kong residents have voiced support for the legislation.