Hong Kong Update

15 Hong Kong pro-democracy figures arrested in latest police round up

Leung Yiu-chung, Avery Ng, Lee Cheuk-yan, Albert Ho, Martin Lee, Figo Chan, Jimmy Lai, Sin Chung-kai, Cyd Ho, Au Nok-hin, Margaret Ng, Yeung Sum, Raphael Wong, Leung Kwok-hung, Richard Tsoi.

‘Authorities are opening fire on Hong Kong’


Hong Kong’s pan-democrats condemn wave of arrests of veterans as a bid to silence dissent but authorities say it’s for unlawful protests

  • Others held include former lawmakers Albert Ho, Lee Cheuk-yan, ‘Long Hair’ Leung Kwok-hung and Au Nok-hin
  • Police chief Chris Tang says operation has nothing to do with recent remarks by the Beijing authorities in the city


I’m proud to finally be a defendant: Martin Lee


Drop outdated rioting charges and call independent inquiry: New report

A new 38 page report by Hong Kong Watch calls on the Hong Kong government to drop rioting charges against protestors at the June 12 2019 protests, to conduct a judge-led independent inquiry into incidents of police violence, and urges reform of the city’s Public Order Ordinance.


14 reactions to Hong Kong’s crackdown on democrats: ‘This is not the rule of law,’ says ex-governor Chris Patten

Hong Kong protests: Foreign Office statement, 18 April 2020

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office issued a statement following the arrest of a number of political figures in Hong Kong.


Hong Kong activists arrested over last year’s democracy rallies


Amid Pandemic, Hong Kong Arrests Major Pro-Democracy Figures

Rarely have so many prominent pro-democracy figures — over a dozen — been arrested at once. The arrests signaled a broader crackdown on the antigovernment movement that roiled the semiautonomous city last year.

Fears of anti-China unrest after 15 Hong Kong democracy activists arrested

HONG KONG police have arrested 15 prominent pro-democracy activists for allegedly organising unlawful protests last year.


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