Police in Hong Kong have fired tear gas and water cannon at protesters rallying against China’s plans to impose a new security law on the territory.
Thousands of demonstrators have been marching through the city centre. Police say 120 have been arrested.
Earlier, 200 senior politicians from around the world issued a joint statement criticising China’s plan.
But China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi said the legislation should be brought in “without the slightest delay”.
China is seeking to pass a law that would ban “treason, secession, sedition and subversion” in the territory.
Activists fear it is an attempt to limit freedoms and silence Beijing’s opponents.
Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam, who is seen as part of the pro-Beijing political establishment, has pledged full support for the proposed law and said the city’s rights would remain unchanged.
China has dismissed concerns the legislation would harm foreign investors in Hong Kong, an important financial centre, and lashed out at “meddling” countries.
How are the latest demonstrations unfolding?
Protesters gathered in the busy Causeway Bay and Wan Chai districts of the city on Sunday, chanting slogans against the government and waving banners.
Riot police fired tear gas and water cannon at demonstrators, who were wearing face masks to protect against the spread of coronavirus.
The rally comes despite earlier warnings from authorities against unauthorised assembly and a ban on large public gatherings to enforce social distancing.
Some protesters threw objects such as umbrellas and water bottles at officers, and used bins and other debris to set up road blocks.
Reports say Sunday’s protest followed a similar pattern to many of last year’s demonstrations, many of which turned violent.
More than 8,400 people have been arrested in Hong Kong since pro-democracy protests erupted last year.
China’s proposal unites protesters old and new in anger
Danny Vincent, BBC News, Hong Kong
For many protesters Sunday’s protest was seen a stress test. They wanted to see how the police would react to large scale demonstrations following months of relative quiet.
The young and old chanted familiar slogans from last year’s…