FAST FIVE: Prominent Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong Arrested For Breaking 'National Security' Law
Prominent Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong Arrested For Breaking 'National Security' Law Tyler Durden Thu, 09/24/2020 – 12:15 In the latest Hong Kong crackdown on a major dissident figure over actions dating back to the 2019 pro-democracy protests, Hong Kong student-protest leader Joshua Wong has been arrested again on Thursday in what he says is the third case against him related to his activism.
The Associated Press reports that Wong was arrested when he went to check in at Hong Kong's Central Police Station in keeping with his bail requirements.
Wong and his team broke the news in a tweet sent after he left the police station on bail once again.
The arrest is related to participating in an unauthorized assembly on 5Oct last year.
Wong rose to prominence as a student leader during the 2014 Umbrella Movement protests for universal suffrage, and is among a growing number of activists being charged for various relatively minor offenses since Beijing imposed a sweeping national security law on the territory that has severely restricted political speech.