Hong Kong protests
Fights began between the police and the demonstrators and security forces used tear gas, according to official figures, 53 people were arrested.
In Hong Kong, on Sunday, June 28, protests were held against the introduction of new legislation to limit the autonomy of the territory, DW reports.
It was originally planned to hold a silent protest. However, according to the Hong Kong police, subsequently, its participants began to chant slogans and refused to comply with police instructions.
Then, fights began between the police and the demonstrators, and the security forces used tear gas.
“Since the crowd did not stop the illegal actions, the police acted decisively and took measures to arrest them,” the Hong Kong police said on Facebook.
In total, according to official figures, 53 people were arrested. They were accused of participating in illegal gatherings. The police added that some protesters were still trying to block roads in the area of rallies.