Stories from 2 July 2020
One huge banner summed up the defiant mood of protesters. "We f***ing love Hong Kong," it read.
Only five years ago, police banned the country's Pride March as "too risky" following threats of violence from homophobic groups.
Beijing's National Security Office "can do anything, wave an ID at local law enforcement, and walk away. Potential for abuse is infinite."
"An optimist can still hope there will be a time when the debate around Milan Kundera will overcome its long-lasting neurotic phase."