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Hundreds of Protesters Arrested in Hong Kong as New Security Law Goes into Effect

HeadlineJul 01, 2020

In Hong Kong, Chief Executive Carrie Lam marked the 23rd anniversary of the formal handover of the former British colony to China with a flag-raising ceremony. Meanwhile, officials banned an annual pro-democracy march for the first time, arresting at least 200 unauthorized protesters under a controversial new security law giving China sweeping powers over Hong Kong.

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