National security law: UN rights official calls on Beijing to allow fact-finding mission to Hong Kong

The United Nations has asked Beijing to allow human rights officials to visit Hong Kong to investigate whether the national security law has undermined the freedoms of its residents.

The call was made on Thursday at an event on the sidelines of the ongoing session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, where participating Hong Kong activists based overseas claimed the city had turned into a “police state”.

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