Protests Reignite in Hong Kong Over Beijing’s Security Measure

HONG KONG—Riot law enforcement fired tear fuel and drinking water cannons as protesters defied social-distancing rules to return to the streets and vent anger at Beijing’s program to quickly impose nationwide-stability legislation in the metropolis.

A crowd of largely young people today began accumulating Sunday at lunchtime in the shopping district of Causeway Bay, heeding calls on-line to ramp up demonstrations from China’s ruling Communist Celebration soon after a monthslong lull throughout the coronavirus pandemic.