July 1, 2020 / 6:47 AM / 10 days ago

Hong Kong police fire water cannon to disperse national security law protesters

Anti-national security law protesters march at the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to China from Britain in Hong Kong, China July 1, 2020. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police used water cannon on Wednesday to disperse activists protesting against Beijing’s new national security legislation for the Chinese-ruled city that critics fear will crush freedoms in the global financial centre.

Reporting By Pak Yiu and Joyce Zhou; Writing by Anne Marie Roantree; Editing by Shri Navaratnam

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