A protester holds the flag 'Liberate Hong Kong, Revolution of Our Times.' during a demonstration on July 1st, 2020. Under the new National Security Law imposed by China, materials such as flags and stickers can be considered as acts of "secession, subversion, terrorism, and foreign collusion"- a sentence punishable for a maximum of life imprisonment and even a death sentence. (Causeway Bay. July 1, 2020).