China’s proposed legislation would curtail Hong Kong’s autonomy. Why now?

According to the “One Country, Two Systems” policy, Hong Kong is an autonomous Chinese territory. But in recent years, pro-democracy activists there have resisted Beijing’s efforts to bring it under tighter control. Now, a proposed Chinese law seeks to ban what it considers “subversive” activity in Hong Kong. Amna Nawaz talks to Bonnie Glaser of the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app:
Find more from PBS NewsHour at
Subscribe to our YouTube channel:

Follow us:
Snapchat: @pbsnews

PBS NewsHour podcasts: