Police in Hong Kong fired tear gas to disperse demonstrators who oppose the bill on the protection of national security in Hong Kong. On 24 may, the newspaper South China Morning Post.
The protest rally gathered about 100 people. Police arrested one of the demonstrators. According to Reuters to disperse the protesters, used pepper gas.
Activists oppose the bill on the mechanism of protection of national security in Hong Kong. The draft act should be adopted without the consent of the legislature of Hong Kong.
The opposition forces in Hong Kong criticized the proposed initiative. In their opinion, the bill is contrary to the principle of “One country, two systems”.