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‘Hong Kong people, resist’: New mask ban sparks wildcat protests in business district as malls close early

More mass protests were sparked on Friday after the Hong Kong government invoked emergency legislation to ban masks at protests. The government said the law, banning people from wearing masks at any lawful or unlawful demonstration, was intended to halt violent protests. Offenders could be sentenced to a year in jail and a fine of HK$25,000. […]