Hong Kong public libraries have placed certain books under review to see whether they "violate the stipulations" of a new national security law that China imposed on the financial hub.
Police arrest more than 300 people as protesters hit streets in defiance of sweeping security law introduced by China in the semi-autonomous city.
Western governments and critics have warned the new law will curb the city's freedoms and undermine its "One Country, Two Systems" governance scheme, which technically allows freedoms unseen on the mainland.
The Civil Human Rights Front said the force had rejected its applications for rallies on July 1, the 23rd anniversary of the former British colony's handover to China.
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