A long-anticipated report has cleared Hong Kong's police of any wrongdoing during last year's unrest. Protests had broken out over concerns about increasing control of the territory by mainland China.
Primaries for Hong Kong's pro-democracy camp drew higher numbers of voters than expected, despite fear of reprisal under a new national security law. The vote was seen as a test for resistance to the law out of Beijing.
The social media giants have taken the step after China enacted a controversial new national security law. Opponents fear the law will be used to crack down on dissenting opinions and stifle free speech.
Officers have arrested 370 protesters in Hong Kong, ten of whom were held for violating China's new security law. They also fired water cannons and pepper spray at demonstrators.
A week after passing the controversial national security law in Hong Kong, China has inaugurated a new office for its security agency to operate openly in the city.
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