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Declaration of the High Rep. on behalf of the EU on the adoption by China’s National People’s Congress of a Nat. Security Legislation on Hong Kong

1 July 2020

On 1 July 2020 the High Representive of the European Union, Josep Borrell, issue a declaration on the behalf of the European Union on the adoption by China’s National People’s Congress of a National Security Legislation on Hong Kong. The declaration expressing EU's grave concerns condemned the legislation as undermining the Hong Kong's autonomy and called on China to respect human rights provisions in the International Covenant for Civil and Political Rights as enshrined in Hong Kong law.

Link to full declaration here.