Hong Kong leader defends move laws of China’s comprehensive national security of the area, including renewed protests and growing international concern to impose what it would mean autonomy for the future of the city. Local residents support the planned legislation, Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Tuesday in a weekly briefing, while criticism from foreign governments refuse. He said it was true that new protests Security Act streets or prohibit calls for his release and promised that the freedom of Hong Kong would be maintained. “We are for the moment a very free society, so people have the freedom to say what they want to say,” he told reporters. “Hong Kong’s vibrancy and core values regarding the rule of law, independence of the judiciary, the various rights and freedoms enjoyed by individuals continue to be there.” Lam remarks come days after Beijing announced that it would try to bypass lawmakers of Hong Kong and implement new controversial national security laws prohibit subversion, secession, terrorism and foreign interference in the former British colony. Key details of the bill remains unclear. The move has already prompted one of the largest protests in recent months with riot police firing tear gas at protesters in a shopping center on Sunday in scenes reminiscent of last year of turmoil. pro-democracy groups planning another large demonstration and general strike on Wednesday against both the new measure and a Legislative Council would criminalize scheduled hearing on a separate bill, the lack of respect for the Chinese national anthem. The growing movement concerns China has unsettled markets, several governments made to put concern statements out and prompted senior US officials – who have seen tensions with China continue to deteriorate in recent months under the pandemic crown – open Mull reprisals. Chinese officials say violent protests in Hong Kong last year has made the necessary new legislation. But human rights groups, the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and the order of the city’s lawyers say that the new security measures are vague, legally questionable and could jeopardize its reputation as a global financial center. pro-democracy politicians the law must govern an unprecedented attack on the freedom unique city under the “one country, two systems” with which China has promised Hong Kong called, when it comes to Chinese rule in 1997. Lam on Tuesday that rejected the claim, saying that the city has always triumphed despite previous rounds of international concern about the prospects since the handover. “When people concerned about the freedom of Hong Kong of speech, freedom of expression and protest, again and again, Hong Kong has shown that we uphold these values and preserve,” Over the past 23 years, he said. “The best thing is to read the legislation before us, and to understand why at this time to Hong Kong need this legislation piece for the greater benefit to the vast majority of Hong Kong people.” A survey conducted by a group of government experts showed about 58% of the 1,810 respondents “expressed understanding” of China’s decision to apply the National Security Law, according to a report from news site HK01. Lam also said on Tuesday that karaoke parlors, discos, beaches in Hong Kong and salt that were closed as part of the measures, crown included, will be able to re-open after May 28, and the transit service Airport recently recently it will move again from June 1 to facilitate your restrictions comes as Hong Kong slowly returned to normal after new local cases for 11 days and had a set as schools re-open in phases starting Wednesday.