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it comes just a week after Beijing imposed a tough new law on the city that gives police sweeping powers to conduct searches without warrants and order internet service providers and platforms to remove messages.
Thousands sang and chanted as they marked the first anniversary of major clashes in Hong Kong between police and pro-democracy demonstrators.
A few hundred demonstrators held flash-mob protests during lunchtime at multiple malls in Hong Kong on Tuesday.
An estimated 300,000 Hong Kong residents were granted British Nationals (overseas) passports before the territory was handed back to China in 1997.
The Hong Kong Government condemned the demonstrators after two plainclothes police officers were set up by some protest march participants.
Violence erupted at a rally calling for greater democratic freedoms.
Thousands have taken to the streets on New Year's Day.
From Europe to Latin America, demonstrations against inequality and corruption garnered international headlines.
About 100 protesters marched through a Hong Kong mall shouting, “Liberate Hong Kong!” and “Return to the mainland!”
Clashes between demonstrators and plain-clothes police took place at the Harbour City shopping mall in the Tsim Sha Tsui district of Hong Kong.
As groups of masked protesters gathered in shopping malls across Hong Kong, skirmishes broke out with riot police
Protesters have expanded their demands to include an investigation into police brutality, setting protesters free, and universal suffrage.
Protesters took to the streets again, one week after pro-democracy candidates won a landslide victory in district council elections.