The government of Taiwan has condemned the draft law on national security in Hong Kong
Taiwan's government on Tuesday condemned developed in Beijing-the national security bill in Hong Kong, on the island believe that it will have a major impact on the observance of human rights and freedoms in Hong Kong, according to RTHK broadcasting Corporation.
Earlier RTHK, citing informed sources said that the standing Committee of vsekitajsky meeting of national representatives, the highest legislative body of China, on Tuesday morning unanimously approved the national security bill in Hong Kong. Also in mass media there were assumptions that the law will come into force on 1 July - the day of the 23rd anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong under the jurisdiction of China. Official confirmation of these two messages has yet been received neither from Beijing nor from the local authorities of Hong Kong.
In Taiwan believe that the adoption of the bill proves the unworkability of the principle of "one country, two systems", and also shows that Beijing has violated its obligations to maintain the way of life in Hong Kong for 50 years after the transfer.
The deputies of vsekitajsky meeting of national representatives of the 13th convocation adopted on may 28, "decision on the establishment and improvement of legal frameworks and enforcement mechanisms to ensure national security in the special administrative region of Hong Kong."
The resolution delegated to the standing Committee of the national people's Congress drafting bill on national security specially for Hong Kong. The bill is still in the proposal stage provoked a storm of criticism and discontent among anti-government forces in Hong Kong and a number of Western officials who think that it undermines the autonomy of the special administrative region.
The text of the bill clearly lays down basic obligations of the Central government of China on issues related to national security and the constitutional responsibility of Hong Kong for the maintenance of national security.
The bill rules related to the prevention, suppression and punishment committed in Hong Kong for four types of crimes, including separatist activities, attempts of Subversion of state power, terrorist activities, conspiracy with foreign States, or abroad, with the aim to compromise national security.