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Hong Kong cop points gun at protesters while people scream in pepper spray and water cannon attacks.

A Hong Kong police officer pointed his gun at members of the press and bystanders during an arrest as hundreds of people took to the streets in demonstrations against a new Chinese national security law.

The law signed by China’s President Xi Jinping criminalized acts of secession, subversion, terrorism and collusion with foreign and external forces to jeopardise national security, according to reports. Under the law, offenders may be given a life sentence as the maximum punishment.

Hong Kong Police arrested 370 people - including a 15-year-old girl who was waving a flag calling for independence- during protests, 10 of those were detained under the new law.
The protest coincided with the anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover to China from the British in 1997.

Cops used water cannons, pepper spray and tear gas to try and drive protesters back. A woman screams after she was hit with pepper spray deployed by police as they cleared a street with protesters.

Those arrested could now face a life sentence for 'subversion' under new laws from Beijing.

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