Hong Kong police fire teargas as thousands rally against China’s new security law – video

Posted by on May 24, 2020 9:07 am
Categories: Global Stories

Hong Kong police used teargas, pepper spray and water cannon on crowds as thousands rallied against Beijing’s declaration that it intends to impose national security laws on the semi-autonomous region – a highly criticised move because of the ‘one country, two systems’ rule.

At least 120 people were arrested, according to police, in one of the biggest gatherings in the country since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic as the proposed law, banning subversion, separatism, and acts of foreign interference on Hong Kong, is to be approved next week at China’s National People’s Congress

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