Hong Kong Police Make First Arrests Under New Security Law

World | Associated Press | July 1, 2020, 4:52 pm
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 Hong Kong police made their first arrests under a new national security law imposed by China's central government, arresting at least seven people suspected of violating the legislation during protests on July 01. (Image: AP)
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Hong Kong police made their first arrests under a new national security law imposed by China's central government, arresting at least seven people suspected of violating the legislation during protests on July 01. (Image: AP)

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 At least two people were arrested for carrying flags and signs calling for Hong Kong’s independence. (Image: AP)
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At least two people were arrested for carrying flags and signs calling for Hong Kong’s independence. (Image: AP)

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 Police detain protesters during the annual handover march in Hong Kong. (Image: AP)
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Police detain protesters during the annual handover march in Hong Kong. (Image: AP)

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 A protester is detained by riot police during the annual handover march in Hong Kong. (Image: AP)
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A protester is detained by riot police during the annual handover march in Hong Kong. (Image: AP)

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 Protesters against the new national security law gesture with five fingers, signifying the
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Protesters against the new national security law gesture with five fingers, signifying the "Five demands - not one less" on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to China from Britain in Hong Kong. (Image: AP)

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 A protester is detained by police during the annual handover march in Hong Kong. (Image: AP)
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A protester is detained by police during the annual handover march in Hong Kong. (Image: AP)

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 Protesters set up defence shield using umbrellas on a road during against the new national security law march of Hong Kong's handover to China from Britain in Hong Kong. (Image: AP)
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Protesters set up defence shield using umbrellas on a road during against the new national security law march of Hong Kong's handover to China from Britain in Hong Kong. (Image: AP)

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 A man displays the Hong Kong colonial flag on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to China from Britain in Hong Kong. (Image: AP)
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A man displays the Hong Kong colonial flag on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to China from Britain in Hong Kong. (Image: AP)

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 Riot police clear blockages on a road after pushing back protesters on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to China from Britain, in Hong Kong. (Image: AP)
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Riot police clear blockages on a road after pushing back protesters on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to China from Britain, in Hong Kong. (Image: AP)

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 Protesters set up a defence shield using umbrellas and wave Hong Kong Independence flags on a road during against the new national security law march of Hong Kong's handover to China from Britain in Hong Kong. (Image: AP)
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Protesters set up a defence shield using umbrellas and wave Hong Kong Independence flags on a road during against the new national security law march of Hong Kong's handover to China from Britain in Hong Kong. (Image: AP)

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 A protester is detained by police during the annual handover march in Hong Kong. (Image: AP)
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A protester is detained by police during the annual handover march in Hong Kong. (Image: AP)

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 Police chase protesters during the annual handover march in Hong Kong. (Image: AP)
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Police chase protesters during the annual handover march in Hong Kong. (Image: AP)

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 A man carries his son across a road while riot police push back protesters on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to China from Britain in Hong Kong. (Image: AP)
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A man carries his son across a road while riot police push back protesters on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to China from Britain in Hong Kong. (Image: AP)

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 A woman walks past a damaged coffee shop window from protests during the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to China from Britain in Hong Kong. (Image: AP)
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A woman walks past a damaged coffee shop window from protests during the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to China from Britain in Hong Kong. (Image: AP)

  • First Published: July 1, 2020, 1:34 pm

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