Nathan Law, pro-democracy leader, leaves Hong Kong
A woman reacts to pepper spray as police were clearing protesters in Hong Kong on Wednesday, July 1.
Protesters chant slogans during a rally on July 1. The gesture demands the government to meet their “five demands, not one less.”
A protester is detained by police after being pepper sprayed during a protest at Causeway Bay before the annual handover march in Hong Kong, Wednesday, July 1.
A police officer raises his pepper spray gun as he detains a man during a march on July 1.
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam makes a toast with former chief executives Tung Chee-hwa, center, and Leung Chun-ying following a flag-raising ceremony on July 1. July 1 is the 23rd anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover from British rule to China.
Police officers charge up shopping-mall escalators during demonstrations on July 1.
People wave flags and shout slogans inside a Hong Kong shopping mall on June 15.
Pro-democracy activists leave flowers outside a shopping mall where a man fell to his death last year after hanging a protest banner.
A pro-democracy protester shouts at police during a rally on June 12.
From left, Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Agnes Chow — members of the pro-democracy political group Demosisto — hold a news conference on May 30. A month later, Demosisto and several other political and activist groups formally disbanded, fearing they could be targeted under the new law.
A man at a diner watches Chinese President Xi Jinping on May 28 as Chinese lawmakers approved a proposal for the new security law.
Xi votes on the proposal to draft a security law.
Pro-democracy protesters scuffle with police on May 27.
A young man uses the “five demands, not one less” gesture during a protest on May 27.
Police try to deter pro-democracy protesters from blocking roads in the Mong Kok district on May 27.
A pro-democracy protester is detained by police on May 24.
Tear gas is seen in the background as police try to disperse protesters on May 24.
A police officer fires on protesters in Causeway Bay on May 24.
A woman reacts to tear gas on May 24.
Pro-China lawmakers attend a news conference in Hong Kong on May 22.
Pro-democracy lawmaker Eddie Chu Hoi-dick is removed by security during a scuffle with pro-Beijing lawmakers at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong on May 22.
Delegates applaud as Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives for the opening session of China’s National People’s Congress on May 22.
Pro-democracy and pro-Beijing lawmakers scuffle at the House Committee’s election of chairpersons on May 18.
Lam Cheuk-ting, a pro-democracy lawmaker, tosses papers into the air in protest on May 18.