China appoints Zheng Yanxiong to the director of the country's new office for national security in Hong kong.
It writes the state news agency Xinhua Friday.
Recently, Zheng Yanxiong been in a position as a secretary general of a committee of the Communist Party of China in the southern province of Guangdong.
Yanxiong was in 2011, the focal point of controversy during his posting as party leader in the southern city of Shanwei.
Yanxiong drove a very hard style over a group of protesters in the small village of Wukan, who had sought for compensation for the land, which had been seized by the government.
This writes the news agency Reuters.
the Appointment of Zheng Yanxiong happens, three days after a new sikkerhedslov of Hong kong adopted by China's National people's congress.
the Law is a response to the numerous and sometimes violent pro-democracy protests, which have been in Hong kong.
According to officials from China, the law will make it possible to do away with the undermining, terrorism, separatism and agreements with foreign forces.
at The same time, a thorn in the side of western governments, who have stated that the law weakens the high degree of autonomy that Hong kong was assigned in the handover to China from Britain in 1997.
The new law dictates, among other things, to revolt or attempt secession can give to life in prison in Hong kong.
Thursday-lit Nathan Law, which is one of Hong kong's most prominent young democracy activists, that he has left Hong kong.
- I have already left Hong kong and are continuing to fight internationally, he said in a brief message to journalists according to the AFP news agency.
- Based on a risk assessment, I will not reveal too much about where I am staying me or my situation right now, he added.
Already on Wednesday were the first arrests under the new law made. Those arrested were mainly protesters, who had flags or stickers on them, which symbolized independence from China.