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Hong Kong confirmed the detention of up to seven people suspected of violating national security law

August 10, 2020

Hong Kong police this Monday confirmed the arrest of up to seven people suspected of violating the new and controversial national security law, the wording of which has reactivated demonstrations and protests over the past few months for a larger democratic one Openness and autonomy for the US to demand region.

“So far, seven people between the ages of 39 and 72 have been arrested on suspicion of violating the national security law,” Hong Kong police reported on their official Twitter account.

Authorities have elaborated that the arrests, protected by Article 29 of the Legislature, took place on grounds “threatening national security” after the suspects were caught agreeing to “a foreign country” or “elements” were external “.

Hong Kong confirmed the detention of up to seven people suspected of violating national security lawHong Kong confirmed the detention of up to seven people suspected of violating national security law

“The investigation is ongoing,” concluded former British colony police in the same message posted on social media.

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