National security law: Hong Kong district councillors will be required to pledge allegiance to city, top official reveals

More than 400 Hong Kong district councillors will be required to pledge allegiance to the city, as the government plans to amend the oaths ordinance as early as next month, a top official has confirmed.Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs …

More than 400 Hong Kong district councillors will be required to pledge allegiance to the city, as the government plans to amend the oaths ordinance as early as next month, a top official has confirmed.Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Erick Tsang Kwok-wai revealed the move in the Legislative Council on Thursday as lawmakers continued a debate on the city leader’s policy address in November last year.Under Article 6 of the national security law, which Beijing imposed on Hong…

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