Here are all the countries considering citizenship, visa protections, or refugee status for Hong Kongers fleeing China’s harsh new security law

A protester holding a placard that says "Free Hong Kong" in the paw of a large red dragon, representing China, is depicted on a float in the Mainz Rose Monday parade in Germany on February 24, 2020.
A protester holding a placard that says “Free Hong Kong” in the paw of a large red dragon, representing China, is depicted on a float in the Mainz Rose Monday parade in Germany on February 24, 2020.

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  • Several countries, including the US and the UK, have proposed measures to protect Hong Kong residents fleeing potential political persecution from China’s new national-security law. 

  • China passed the new legislation this week, which criminalizes what it deems secession, subversion, terrorism, and collusion with a foreign country.

  • Hong Kong police have already arrested at least ten people suspected