Hundreds arrested at protests in Hong Kong to mark postponed election

Hundreds arrested at protests in Hong Kong to mark postponed election

Hundreds of people were arrested in Hong Kong during a protest against the new national security law, as citizens demanded the right to vote on the day the 2020 Legislative Council elections were originally due to take place.Police said they had made 289 arrests by 9 pm (1300 GMT), of which 270 were for illegal assembly.At least two prominent activists, Figo Chan of the group Civil Human Rights Front and veteran legislator and democracy activist Leung Kwok-hung, known as “Long Hair,” were among those arrested.Videos posted on Twitter showed clusters of protesters being apprehended by police, w…

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