Hong Kong police arrest 289 at protests over election delay

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Published on September 6, 2020 by

About 290 people were arrested by Hong Kong police as riot officers swooped on pro-democracy protesters – opposed to the postponement of the local legislative election – with rounds of pepper balls.
Hundreds of protesters had taken to the streets on Sunday in the Asian financial hub to demonstrate against a new national security law imposed by China and the postponement of the legislative polls.
Al Jazeera’s Adrian Brown reports.

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