The first person is arrested in Hong kong under the new national sikkerhedslov. It informs the region's police on Twitter.
According to the police the man, who was arrested, holding a flag that symbolized Hong kong's independence from China.
- A man has been arrested for holding an 'Independent Hong kong-flag' in Causeway Bay, Hong kong, in violation of the national sikkerhedslov. It is the first arrest since the law came into force, writes the Hong kong police on Twitter on Wednesday morning, Danish time.
Tweetet is accompanied by two pictures of a man wearing a t-shirt with the inscription 'Liberate Hong kong'. At the man's feet is a flag with the words 'Independent Hong kong'.
China's new sikkerhedslov for Hong kong came into force on Tuesday afternoon Danish time, without the inhabitants of Hong kong celebrity content fully.
The new law dictates, among other things, to revolt or attempts at secession may give a prison sentence of up to life in Hong kong.
the Opposition has criticized the lack of transparency around the new and comprehensive law. China believes that the law is necessary to deal with attempts at secession, rebellion, subversion, and terrorism.
the Law has been introduced as the response from China on the many violent pro-democracy protests that took place in the Hong kong streets last year.
At a news conference on the night of Wednesday local time, in connection with the 23 anniversary of Hong kong's handover to China from Britain, says the region's political leader, Carrie Lam, that the law is the most important development for Hong kong since 1997.
Law is a turning point for Hong kong, from chaos to law and order, says Carrie Lam.
the Selection of the 23-year transfer happens, the day after Beijing adopted sikkerhedsloven with effect from 1. July.
the Law is an historic move, which many western governments call 'serious concern', including the Danish minister for foreign affairs, Jeppe Kofod (S).
China says the night of Wednesday, local time to the criticism that other countries do not have the right to interfere.
- What has it here with you guys doing? Beware your own shop, said the chinese top government official from greece Zhang Xiaoming.
According to the official breaking the new law with China's other laws. The law is not expected to enter into force on the mainland.
Critics have described the law as a comprehensive attack on Hong kong's autonomy, rule of law and freedoms.
Hong kong belong to China under the motto 'one country, two systems.'
Hong kong has among other things, its own legal system. The inhabitants have more rights than the citizens of China. But the political system is not fully democratic.