Hong Kong Police Arrest 289 at Protests Over Election Delay

Hong Kong:At least 289 people were arrested Sunday at protests against the government’s decision to postpone elections for Hong Kong’s legislature, police and a news report said.

The elections were to have taken place Sunday but Chief Executive Carrie Lam on July 31 postponed them for one year. Lam has given a reason of upsurge in coronavirus cases, but critics said her government worried the opposition would gain seats if voting went ahead on schedule

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