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Jailed HK activist suspected of violating city's new security law

January 08, 2021 5:00 AM

HONG KONG • Joshua Wong, one of Hong Kong's most prominent pro-democracy activists who is serving a 13½-month jail sentence for illegal assembly, is suspected of violating the city's national security law, according to a notice on his Facebook account.

HK activists' arrest draws widespread condemnation

January 08, 2021 5:00 AM

HONG KONG • The Hong Kong authorities awoke to a chorus of international condemnation yesterday following the mass arrest of pro-democracy opposition figures under a draconian national security law that Beijing imposed on the finance hub.

Jailed Hong Kong democracy leader Joshua Wong arrested for 'subversion': police source

January 07, 2021 2:01 PM

Wong is currently serving a sentence of 13 and a half months for his role in organising pro-democracy protests.

Hong Kong teen jailed four months for China flag insult and unlawful assembly

December 29, 2020 6:11 PM

Tony Chung, 19, was convicted for throwing the Chinese flag to the ground during scuffles outside Hong Kong's legislature in May 2019

Media tycoon charged under security law

December 12, 2020 5:00 AM

HONG KONG • Hong Kong democracy activist and media tycoon Jimmy Lai, 73, has been charged under the city's national security law on suspicion of colluding with foreign forces, his Apple Daily newspaper reported yesterday, citing a police source.

Hong Kong activist Agnes Chow denied bail after landmark sentencing

December 09, 2020 1:44 PM

Chow was jailed on Dec 2 along with Joshua Wong for their roles in an unlawful rally near police headquarters in 2019.

HK activist Joshua Wong jailed for 131/2 months

December 03, 2020 5:00 AM

HONG KONG • Leading Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong was jailed alongside two other young activists yesterday for taking part in last year's huge democracy protests as the crackdown on Beijing's critics gathers pace.

Hong Kong court sends strong message to protesters

December 03, 2020 5:00 AM

The Hong Kong court, in passing judgment yesterday on three prominent activists, sent a clear message to the pro-democracy bloc, as well as to anyone who supports or has participated in the recent civil unrest, political watchers told The Straits Times.

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