Hong Kong Police Make First Security-Law Arrest as Thousands Protest

HONG KONG—Police created their initial arrest under China’s new nationwide-safety law for Hong Kong, apprehending a gentleman for waving an independence flag, as 1000’s of protesters took to the streets to defy Beijing’s move to crush dissent in the metropolis.

With an comprehensive exhibit of drive on Wednesday, officers in riot gear confronted demonstrators who gathered in Hong Kong’s most important searching district, earning arrests, firing pepper spray and hoisting a purple banner warning protesters could be in violation of the new law. The gentleman arrested…

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