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Security tight in Hong Kong on handover anniversary

A pro-democracy protester with a Union flag mask, known as Grandma Wong, is taken by police at Causeway Bay after police denied permission for a protest rally during the 24th anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule and the 100th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of China, in Hong Kong, China July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A pro-democracy protester with a Union flag mask, known as Grandma Wong, is taken by police at Causeway Bay after police denied permission for a protest rally during the 24th anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule and the...more

A pro-democracy protester with a Union flag mask, known as Grandma Wong, is taken by police at Causeway Bay after police denied permission for a protest rally during the 24th anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule and the 100th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of China, in Hong Kong, China July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Police try to disperse media and pro-democracy supporters after authorities denied permission for a protest rally in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Police try to disperse media and pro-democracy supporters after authorities denied permission for a protest rally in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Police try to disperse media and pro-democracy supporters after authorities denied permission for a protest rally in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A woman raises her hands in a symbol of "Five demands, not one less" at Causeway Bay after police denied permission for a protest rally in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik

A woman raises her hands in a symbol of "Five demands, not one less" at Causeway Bay after police denied permission for a protest rally in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik

A woman raises her hands in a symbol of "Five demands, not one less" at Causeway Bay after police denied permission for a protest rally in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik
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Police raise a warning banner at Causeway Bay after authorities denied permission for a protest rally in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Police raise a warning banner at Causeway Bay after authorities denied permission for a protest rally in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Police raise a warning banner at Causeway Bay after authorities denied permission for a protest rally in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Grandma Wong holds up her hands in a "five demands, not one less" gesture often used by pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, as as she is being detained, July 1, 2021. WEST WEST CHOI via REUTERS

Grandma Wong holds up her hands in a "five demands, not one less" gesture often used by pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, as as she is being detained, July 1, 2021. WEST WEST CHOI via REUTERS

Grandma Wong holds up her hands in a "five demands, not one less" gesture often used by pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, as as she is being detained, July 1, 2021. WEST WEST CHOI via REUTERS
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A policeman takes pictures at the site where a man allegedly stabbed a police officer in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. One man died after stabbing a police officer with a knife. Police and hospital spokespersons were unable to give details on how he died. The policeman was taken to hospital with a serious injury, police said. The assailant's motive was not immediately clear.

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A policeman takes pictures at the site where a man allegedly stabbed a police officer in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. One man died after stabbing a police officer with a knife. Police and hospital spokespersons were unable to give details...more

A policeman takes pictures at the site where a man allegedly stabbed a police officer in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. One man died after stabbing a police officer with a knife. Police and hospital spokespersons were unable to give details on how he died. The policeman was taken to hospital with a serious injury, police said. The assailant's motive was not immediately clear. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Police stand guard at a public hospital where a man was sent after allegedly stabbing a police officer in Causeway Bay in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Police stand guard at a public hospital where a man was sent after allegedly stabbing a police officer in Causeway Bay in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Police stand guard at a public hospital where a man was sent after allegedly stabbing a police officer in Causeway Bay in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A road is blocked at Causeway Bay after police denied permission for a protest rally in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A road is blocked at Causeway Bay after police denied permission for a protest rally in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A road is blocked at Causeway Bay after police denied permission for a protest rally in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Police stand guard at Causeway Bay after authorities denied permission for a protest rally in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Police stand guard at Causeway Bay after authorities denied permission for a protest rally in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Police stand guard at Causeway Bay after authorities denied permission for a protest rally in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Police officers block Victoria Park after permission was denied for a protest rally in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik

Police officers block Victoria Park after permission was denied for a protest rally in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik

Police officers block Victoria Park after permission was denied for a protest rally in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik
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Police officers walk past Victoria Park on the 24th anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik

Police officers walk past Victoria Park on the 24th anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik

Police officers walk past Victoria Park on the 24th anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik
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A pro-China supporter holds a Chinese flag to celebrate the 24th anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A pro-China supporter holds a Chinese flag to celebrate the 24th anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A pro-China supporter holds a Chinese flag to celebrate the 24th anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Fishing vessels sail with Chinese and Hong Kong flags to celebrate the 24th anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Fishing vessels sail with Chinese and Hong Kong flags to celebrate the 24th anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Fishing vessels sail with Chinese and Hong Kong flags to celebrate the 24th anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A helicopter with a Chinese flag flies past during a flag-raising ceremony marking the 24th anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A helicopter with a Chinese flag flies past during a flag-raising ceremony marking the 24th anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A helicopter with a Chinese flag flies past during a flag-raising ceremony marking the 24th anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Police officers raise Chinese and Hong Kong flags during a flag-raising ceremony marking the 24th anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Police officers raise Chinese and Hong Kong flags during a flag-raising ceremony marking the 24th anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Police officers raise Chinese and Hong Kong flags during a flag-raising ceremony marking the 24th anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Chief Secretary for Administration John Lee Ka-chiu and guests attend the flag-raising ceremony marking the 24th anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Chief Secretary for Administration John Lee Ka-chiu and guests attend the flag-raising ceremony marking the 24th anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Chief Secretary for Administration John Lee Ka-chiu and guests attend the flag-raising ceremony marking the 24th anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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The Chinese national flag is seen during morning assembly at a secondary school, marking the 24th anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule and the 100th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of China, in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik

The Chinese national flag is seen during morning assembly at a secondary school, marking the 24th anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule and the 100th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of China, in Hong Kong, July...more

The Chinese national flag is seen during morning assembly at a secondary school, marking the 24th anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule and the 100th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of China, in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik
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Students take a picture with the People's Liberation Army during morning assembly at a secondary school in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik

Students take a picture with the People's Liberation Army during morning assembly at a secondary school in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik

Students take a picture with the People's Liberation Army during morning assembly at a secondary school in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik
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Members of People's Liberation Army attend a morning flag-raising assembly at a secondary school in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik

Members of People's Liberation Army attend a morning flag-raising assembly at a secondary school in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik

Members of People's Liberation Army attend a morning flag-raising assembly at a secondary school in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik
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Students hold Chinese national flags and salute during the morning flag-raising assembly at a secondary school in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik

Students hold Chinese national flags and salute during the morning flag-raising assembly at a secondary school in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik

Students hold Chinese national flags and salute during the morning flag-raising assembly at a secondary school in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik
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Pro-democracy protesters march during a demonstration near the flag-raising ceremony in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik

Pro-democracy protesters march during a demonstration near the flag-raising ceremony in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik

Pro-democracy protesters march during a demonstration near the flag-raising ceremony in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik
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Members of the media take pictures of a water cannon vehicle near the flag-raising ceremony in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik

Members of the media take pictures of a water cannon vehicle near the flag-raising ceremony in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik

Members of the media take pictures of a water cannon vehicle near the flag-raising ceremony in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik
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A pro-democracy protester is stopped and searched by police officers during a demonstration near the flag-raising ceremony in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik

A pro-democracy protester is stopped and searched by police officers during a demonstration near the flag-raising ceremony in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik

A pro-democracy protester is stopped and searched by police officers during a demonstration near the flag-raising ceremony in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik
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Chinese President Xi Jinping is seen on a television screen in a restaurant in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik

Chinese President Xi Jinping is seen on a television screen in a restaurant in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik

Chinese President Xi Jinping is seen on a television screen in a restaurant in Hong Kong, July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik
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