FAST FIVE: Hong Kong Erupts: Tear Gas Deployed As Thousands Fill Streets To Oppose China's National Security Law

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20 minutes later, the first arrest was made, according to the Epoch Times.

#YouCantStopUs #StandWithHongKong pic.twitter.com/Kp8s37xdvJ – Cha (@chawong852) May 24, 2020 This map, circulated among #HongKong protesters on Telegram, shows police essentially surrounding SOGO, where protesters are gathering.

This comes as multiple rounds of tear gas were fired by police in Causeway Bay and Wan Chai just as the march was beginning.

It will also enable mainland Chinese national security agencies to operate on city soil for the first time.

“We must get it done without the slightest delay,” said Wang, who added that the law would 'create more stability and confidence' in the Special Administration Region as well as a better environment for security.

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