efe-epaHong Kong

At least two protesters advocating Hong Kong independence were arrested under the controversial national security law Wednesday afternoon when a protest rally banned by police drew a defiant crowd chanting provocative slogans.

It was the first protest held in Hong Kong since the national security law, imposed by Beijing to punish acts including secession, took effect at 23.00 local time (GMT 16.00) on Tuesday.EFE

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