Hong Kong police swoop on postponed poll protests

Hong Kong (AFP) Sept 6, 2020
Nearly 300 people were arrested by Hong Kong police on Sunday as riot officers swooped on democracy protesters opposed to the postponement of local elections. Sunday was meant to be voting day for the city’s partially elected legislature, one of the few instances where Hong Kongers get to cast ballots. But the city’s pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam suspended the polls for a year – citing
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