Written by: Chen Jingqi
2020-07-01 14:02Last update date: 2020-07-01 14:02
The Hong Kong version of the National Security Act was gazetted yesterday (June 30) and came into effect immediately. The FDC originally scheduled to launch a parade today (July 1). It will gather at 2 pm East Point Road and start the parade at 3 pm to Chater Road, Central, but Finally, the police issued a notice of objection.
At about 1:16 p.m., a large crowd gathered outside the SOGO mall in Causeway Bay. The police raised the "Purple Flag" to warn the public that the current behavior and slogans of the public had intentions such as splitting the country or subverting the state power, or constituting The crime of "Minato City National Security Law" is also the first warning issued by the police after the "Minato City National Security Law" came into effect. The police later mentioned on Facebook that a banner with the words "Hong Kong Independence" was found on a man, saying that the man was arrested for violating the Minato City Security Act.
(Hong Kong Police Facebook)
At about 1:10 in the afternoon, a large number of citizens began to gather around Causeway Bay, and there was a conflict and chaos at East Point Road. The police once raised the blue flag to warn the public that they are participating in the unauthorized assembly and asked everyone to leave the George Street .
Afterwards, at 1:16 pm, the police again called on the people of George Street to leave, otherwise they were arrested and raised a purple flag at the Zuoguang Department Store to issue a warning to the citizens gathered at the scene, saying that their actions or constitute " The National Security Act of Minato City committed a crime, and it lasted for more than 10 seconds. Afterwards, some people were subdued in the light department store.
▼The National Security Law Gazette July 1 District ▼
The police then posted on the "Hong Kong Police" Facebook Page, mentioning that there were people gathering in Paterson Street, Causeway Bay at about 1:30 pm. The police intercepted a man at Paterson Street and found a piece of writing on him There is a banner with the phrase "Hong Kong Independence", and the man is arrested on suspicion of violating the "Law on the Maintenance of National Security of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China" ("Port Security Law").
At the same time, it also pointed out that based on the behavior of the masses at the scene, it has issued multiple warnings to the crowd, and they have the opportunity to violate the "Public Security Regulations" and "Minato District National Security Law." It also said that the police will take law enforcement actions.
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