China Says Hong Kong Opposition’s Primaries at Odds With Security Law

HONG KONG—Beijing officers said unofficial legislative primaries held by Hong Kong’s political opposition above the

HONG KONG—Beijing officers said unofficial legislative primaries held by Hong Kong’s political opposition above the weekend “blatantly challenges” a new national stability regulation, as professional-democracy candidates are positioned for a potent demonstrating in elections this fall.

On Tuesday, China’s top rated business office for Hong Kong affairs—the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Business of the Point out Council—called the professional-democracy camp’s primaries a “flagrant provocation” of the city’s new national stability regulation, which was imposed June 30 by Beijing. It said…