Hong Kong Security Law Prompts Departure of China Fund Adviser

Hong Kong Security Law Prompts Departure of China Fund Adviser

An American-British member of an advisory body to China’s sovereign-wealth fund has stepped down from her post due to concerns over Chinese restrictions on free speech, including Beijing’s controversial new national-security law for Hong Kong.

In a letter to the fund’s chairman dated July 10 and viewed by The Wall Street Journal, DeAnne Julius said she was resigning “with regret” from the International Advisory Council of China Investment Corp. “Recent developments in Hong Kong and the increasingly challenging relationships…

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