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Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong police arrest nearly 300 protesters against election delay

Sept. 6 would have been the territory's first vote since security law took effect

Riot police disperse pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.   © Reuters

HONG KONG (Reuters) -- Police fired rounds of pepper balls at protesters in Hong Kong on Sunday and arrested almost 300 after demonstrators took to the streets to oppose the postponement of legislative elections and a new national security law imposed by China.

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