Riot police stand in front of water cannon tuck during a protest against Beijing's national security legislation in Causeway Bay on May 24. Photo: APRiot police stand in front of water cannon tuck during a protest against Beijing's national security legislation in Causeway Bay on May 24. Photo: AP
Riot police stand in front of water cannon tuck during a protest against Beijing's national security legislation in Causeway Bay on May 24. Photo: AP

Hong Kong police ramp up security ahead of planned protests to disrupt Legco debate on national anthem law

  • Demonstrators are seeking to derail second reading of controversial bill in a repeat of action last June
  • But authorities will deploy 3,000 officers and water cannons at Legco and liaison office to prevent crowds from gathering
Topic |   Hong Kong politics
Riot police stand in front of water cannon tuck during a protest against Beijing's national security legislation in Causeway Bay on May 24. Photo: APRiot police stand in front of water cannon tuck during a protest against Beijing's national security legislation in Causeway Bay on May 24. Photo: AP
Riot police stand in front of water cannon tuck during a protest against Beijing's national security legislation in Causeway Bay on May 24. Photo: AP
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