Australia advises citizens not to travel to Hong Kong due to national security law


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The Australian government has advised its citizens not to travel to Hong Kong and reconsider their need to stay in Hong Kong, due to uncertainties surrounding the new national security law there. “The new national security legislation for Hong Kong could be broadly interpreted. Under the law, he could be deported or face a possible transfer to mainland China for prosecution under mainland law,” according to a notice issued Thursday by Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Smartraveller website. He added that the full scope of the law and how it will be applied is still unclear and that...