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In Hong Kong for trying to build barricades and to hold a protest rally, police detained about 120 protesters. On Sunday, may 24, reports TASS.
According to the Agency, in the shopping districts of Causeway Bay and WAN Chai about a thousand protesters against the bill on national security in Hong Kong took to the streets. The police demanded to leave, citing the illegality of the meeting and a violation of the rules of social distancing in a pandemic. After refusing police used tear gas and water cannons.
Arrested 120 participants, 40 of whom were trying to build barricades. Taken under the protection of government facilities Central government of the PRC. At all intersections of the city police patrols to stop and inspect suspicious vehicles.
22 may it was reported that the Chinese authorities consider the law on state security Hong Kong — with the help of it they will be able to strengthen control over the region. The act includes a strict ban on separatist activities and the requirement to report regularly to the Central government of the PRC.
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