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Hong Kong makes first arrest under new national security Law: Police

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A man found in possession of a Hong Kong independence flag became the first person to be arrested under Beijing’s new national security law for the city, police said Wednesday.“A man was arrested for

A man found in possession of a Hong Kong independence flag became the first person to be arrested under Beijing's new national security law for the city, police said Wednesday.

“A man was arrested for holding a #HKIndependence flag in #CausewayBay, Hong Kong, violating the #NationalSecurityLaw,” police wrote on their verified Twitter account alongside a picture of the man and the flag.

“This is the first arrest made since the law has come into force,” the force added.

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Source: News https://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/world/2020/07/01/Hong-Kong-makes-first-arrest-under-new-national-security-Law-Police.html

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