Thousands of protesters march in the Sheung Shui neighborhood; dozens are arrested.
China's National People's Congress Standing Committee members vote in favor of amendments of the Hong Kong Basic Law Annex I and II to overhaul the electoral system. The amendments are widely seen as a move to further reduce the influence of the opposition pro-democracy camp in the wake of the widespread anti-government protests of 2019 and the electoral landslide of the 2019 District Council election.
Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong is sentenced to 13 and a half months in prison for inciting an "illegal assembly" while two other activists, Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam, receive 10 months and 7 months in prison, respectively, for similar charges.
At least 90 people are arrested in protests against the postponement of the 2020 Hong Kong legislative election. Among the arrested are vice-convener of the Civil Human Rights Front Figo Chan as well as League of Social Democrats (LSD) Leung Kwok-hung and Raphael Wong. Three other members of the LSD are fined for breaching a social gathering cap: Tsang Kin-shing, Jimmy Sham and Chan Po-ying.
Prominent pro-democracy camp politician and activist Nathan Law confirms he has safely fled Hong Kong, following the passage of a new national security law by China. He did not disclose which country he had fled to.
Police in Hong Kong arrest over 300 people on the previously banned 1 July march and after the passing of the new national security law. The new law punishes crimes considered as subversion, terrorism and collusion with foreign forces with up to life in prison. It also allows extradition to the Mainland for trial.
Hong Kong executive says that the newly-proposed security law will not hamper judicial independence. Many activists condemn the move; the organizer of many of last year's protests and convener of the Civil Human Rights Front Jimmy Sham says that the law is a "nuclear bomb" dropped by "the Chinese Communist Party" and calls for mass protests. Activist Joshua Wong also condemns the law and calls it a law "to silence Hongkongers".
Convener of the Civil Human Rights Front of Hong Kong, Jimmy Sham, warns police to expect "more resistance than ever" as veteran pro-democracy activists are arrested in a mass raid. Sham also says plans for a mass rally on July 1 are underway.
Hong Kong confirms its second case of African swine fever, indicating the virus continues to spread beyond mainland China. Sheung Shui slaughterhouse is temporarily closed while 4,100 animals are culled from the facility.