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HONG KONG, Jan 8 (AP): Authorities in Hong Kong said Friday they have granted bail to most of the 55 pro-democracy activists who were arrested this week in a sweeping crackdown on dissent. One of the activists said they could still be charged under a tough national security law.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Joshua Wong, one of Hong Kong's most prominent democracy activists who is serving a 13-1/2-month jail sentence for illegal assembly, is suspected of violating the city's national security law, according to a notice on his Facebook account.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police arrested dozens of leading democratic activists on Wednesday on suspicion of violating the city's controversial security law in the biggest crackdown yet against the opposition camp since Beijing imposed the law in 2020.
HONG KONG (Reuters): Hong Kong democracy activist and media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been charged under the city's national security law on suspicion of colluding with foreign forces and endangering national security, local media reported on Friday (Dec 11), citing unnamed sources.
HONG KONG (China Daily/ANN): The High Court on Wednesday (Dec 9) denied the bail petition of activist Agnes Chow Ting pending an appeal against her 10-month jail sentence on charges related to an unauthorised assembly last year.
HONG KONG (Reuters): Hong Kong media tycoon and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai was denied bail on Thursday on a charge of fraud related to the lease of a building that houses his Apple Daily, an anti-government tabloid.
HONG KONG (AFP): Leading Hong Kong dissident Joshua Wong was jailed alongside two other young activists on Wednesday (Dec 2) for taking part in last year's huge democracy protests as the crackdown on Beijing's critics gathers pace.
A SINGAPOREAN activist has been charged with staging an illegal one-man protest after he stood outside a police station holding a sign bearing a smiley face.
HONG KONG, Nov 23, 2020 (AFP): Three prominent Hong Kong activists are facing jail after pleading guilty on Monday to inciting an "illegal assembly" outside the city's main police station during last year's huge pro-democracy protests.