Hong Kong (RAE - China) - Carol Ng and Winnie YU of HAEA charged and denied bail, 51 activists remanded until 31 May

By late February 2020, more than hundred activists had been arrested under the National Security Law (NSL), including three unionists. Carol Ng, chair of HKCTU, and Winnie Yu of HAEA were charged and have been in detention since 28 February 2021. On 2 February 2021, the Hong Kong police said that 97 people were arrested under the NSL, eight under prosecution. Among those arrested, some suspects, under separate legislation, face charges such as money laundering, fraud and publishing seditious words under separate legislation. The police have arrested 10,200 people – 40 per cent of them students – in relation to the 2019 anti-extradition bill protests. Almost 2,450 had been prosecuted, with judicial proceedings completed in more than 940 of these cases.

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