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Hong Kong: Police block streets as activists hold silent protest against National Security Law01:28

Hong Kong: Police block streets as activists hold silent protest against National Security Law

Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of China, Hong Kong
June 28, 2020 at 14:51 GMT -00:00 · Published

Police blocked streets in Hong Kong on Sunday as hundreds of activists attempted to hold a silent protest against the National Security Law.

Officers were seen checking protesters who held anti-government banners at the rally near the Jordan station. Several police vehicles arrived later bringing reinforcements.

Under the law, which is expected to be passed before Tuesday Beijing would open an office in Hong Kong to deal with cases related to national security. Protesters believe the move would further erode the city's autonomy.

Hong Kong: Police block streets as activists hold silent protest against National Security Law01:28
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Police blocked streets in Hong Kong on Sunday as hundreds of activists attempted to hold a silent protest against the National Security Law.

Officers were seen checking protesters who held anti-government banners at the rally near the Jordan station. Several police vehicles arrived later bringing reinforcements.

Under the law, which is expected to be passed before Tuesday Beijing would open an office in Hong Kong to deal with cases related to national security. Protesters believe the move would further erode the city's autonomy.

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