National security law: Beijing’s top agencies overseeing Hong Kong affairs blast new Bar Association chief just days after state media launch attack

Jan 29, 2021 | INVESTING

Beijing’s two top agencies overseeing Hong Kong affairs have lashed out at the new head of the Bar Association, describing him as an anti-Communist lawyer who has challenged national sovereignty and the bottom line of the “one country, two systems” principle.The strongly worded statements were released a week after Paul Harris, a long-time human rights barrister, was elected the new chairman of the association, succeeding Philip Dykes.Upon his election, Harris said he would explore the…

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