Article 9 of the Hong Kong National Security Law requires the government to strengthen supervision and regulation over matters concerning national security, including those relating to schools, universities, social organisations, the media, and the internet, to which the government has duly obliged.
This all-encompassing strategy effectively create a climate of fear in the Hong Kong society. Just in 2021, over 60 trade unions were disbanded. How did this strategy work? Below are the the areas that have significant impacts on worker’s interests and civil society organisation’s activities.