#BREAKING: A man was arrested for holding a #HKIndependence flag in #CausewayBay, Hong Kong, violating the #NationalSecurityLaw. This is the first arrest made since the law has come into force. https://t.co/C0ezm3SGDm
#PoliceInjured: During a #HKProtest, an officer was stabbed in the arm by rioters holding sharp objects when he was taking arrest action. While the by-standers offered no helping hand, suspects fled. #HKPolice express the strongest condemnation against such violent act. https://t.co/YsrMvJXkBw
#Breaking: Three males and one female, aged 16-21, who claimed to be students, have been arrested for breaching the #NationalSecurityLaw. They were suspected of secession by advocating #HKIndependence. Investigation is underway. #Hongkong
Any personal discomfort will not deter our officers from safeguarding Hong Kong.
Three females were arrested respectively for showing materials with #HKIndependence slogans in #CausewayBay, violating #NSL. Anyone who organises, plans, commits or participates in committing secession or undermining national unification shall be guilty of an offence. https://t.co/SB3vYQyiha
#BREAKING: Around 370 arrests, including 10 (6M&4F) for breaching #NationalSecurityLaw, have been made today. A total of 7 officers were injured on duty. Among the serious injuries, one was stabbed by a rioter with a dagger and three were hit by a rioter driving a motorcylce.
#BREAKING More than 300 people have been arrested in #HongKong so far for offences like unlawful assemblies, disorderly conduct in public places, furious driving, and breach of the #NationalSecurityLaw, which accounted for 9 arrests (5 males & 4 females).
Rioters have blocked roads with rubbish and nails in an attempt to paralyse traffic in Tseung Kwan O and Hung Hom areas in Hong Kong. Police is handling and restoring order. https://t.co/CELSrStaZ3
Search with a warrant: #HKPolice entered and searched a building in Tseung Kwan O in accordance with a warrant issued by a magistrate to gather evidence for offences related to #NationalSecurityLaw. twitter.com/joshuawongcf/s…..
If protestors hadn't blocked roads, #Police wouldn't have intervened. Several arrests have been made.
HK Police have been fighting for safety of our kids like this little girl in Christmas red dress, so that they will not have to fear black terror and rioters taking away their freedom. She deserves a safe and peaceful Hong Kong! https://t.co/v0panpEhbZ
Multiple members of the public and at least four Police officers have been injured. At least 180 people have been arrested so far. The Police express the strongest condemnation against the riotous acts.
#BREAKING: So far, 7 people, aged between 39 to 72, have been arrested on suspicion of breaches of the #NationalSecurityLaw. Offences include collusion with a foreign country/external elements to endanger national security, Article 29 of the #NSL. Investigation is underway.
#BREAKING: Over 180 have been arrested for participating in unauthorised assemblies, disorderly conduct, possession of offensive weapon and other related offences, including 7 for suspectedly violating #NationalSecurityLaw. Arrest action is underway. Stop breaking the law.
#HKPolice lawfully arrested a woman for "Access to computer with dishonest intent” this morning. Plainclothes officers had identified themselves as police and explained the reason of arrest to her upon arrest. We strongly condemn anyone for spreading #fakenews. twitter.com/studioincendo/…..
#Updates: Over 70 have been arrested for participating in unauthorised assemblies and other related offences, including two for suspectedly violating #NationalSecurityLaw. Lawful #HKProtests are always respected but unlawful acts are to be rejected. Please stop breaking the law.
Is blocking roads peaceful?
Here's a video to help you put Police action into context:
#UPDATE: As at 4PM, 9 people, aged between 23 to 72, have been arrested in suspicion of breaches of the #NSL. Offences include collusion with a foreign country/external elements to endanger national security. Operation is still ongoing.
For a Police officer, using force, including tear gas, is always the last resort. If rioters don’t use violence, Hong Kong will be safe and there’s no reason for us to use force.
Say NO to violence. Let’s leave the tear gas cartridge on the wall forever. https://t.co/yCV6sSuYfV
【 犯法就是犯法 • 一定要負責 】
【 Police enter shopping malls to stop protestors from breaching the peace 】
Protestors gathered in shopping centres across the territory this afternoon. Police entered centres for enforcement in response.
The protestors should refrain from breach of the peace.
By raising the new purple warning flag, #HKPolice warned #HKProtestors chanting #HKIndependence slogans that they may have breached #NationalSecurityLaw in #CausewayBay, Hong Kong. https://t.co/xwcSjHL7dO
#NationalSecurityLaw in effect. #HKPolice further arrested a female for showing a material with #HKIndependence slogan in #CausewayBay, Hong Kong. #HKPolice will take resolute enforcement action in accordance with #NSL. https://t.co/mTmJWt8Z8m