Local media suggesting the number arrested is as high as 50. This is a real night of the long knives, the largest single attack upon democracy in HK yet

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17 January 2021
Security chief says mass arrest of democrats 'necessary' due to 'malicious' plot to paralyse Hong Kong
The Australian gov't said it was "concerned" by reports of the arrests. "Our Consulate-General in Hong Kong is monitoring these developments closely. Australia has consistently expressed concern that the National Security Law is eroding Hong Kong's autonomy
1 week ago
Senior superintendent Steve Li said police searched 72 locations with a warrant and issued orders to four companies to make material available to them. All were signed by a High Court judge
Hong Kong police confirm they have arrested 53 people in total for alleged subversion, including 45 men and eight women aged 23 to 64
American arrested in Hong Kong on security charge escorted by police. An American citizen, John Clancey, working for a law firm known for taking on human rights cases, was among those arrested in Hong Kong on Wednesday under a new national security law imposed by Beijing
Hong Kong security chief John Lee said Wednesday's operation was "necessary" and aimed at a group of people who tried to "sink Hong Kong into an abyss"
Police have also visited the offices of @appledaily_hk and @inmediahk with a search warrant asking for the contact information of primary election candidates, according to iCable citing sources
The Stand News editor-in-chief Chung Pui-kuen said he will consult a lawyer on signing the document and the publication will have detailed reporting later. No one was arrested or taken away & the newsroom was not raided.
Police have shown up at the office of @StandNewsHK, which helped organise the primary election, to hand over a document for signing. No raid but the document requires the newsroom to hand over materials to assist its investigation, according to the Stand News reporter
HongKong police have arrived at the office of digital news outlet @StandNewsHK. According to a live stream, police handed over papers requesting a document relating to a national security law case
Among those arrested are: Alvin Yeung, Andrew Wan, Andy Chui, Au Nok-hin, Ben Chung, Benny Tai, Eddie Chu, Fergus Leung, Frankie Fung, Gary Fan, Gwyneth Ho, Helena Wong, James To, Jeffrey Andrews
According to @joshuawongcf facebook, police searched his home for 1.5 hours, also citing the National Security Law. He participated in the pro-democracy primary as well
Hong Kong police have arrested more than 50 pro-democracy politicians under the National Security Law. Some of them are detained on suspicion of subverting state power, for having taken part in unofficial primary polls ahead of a planned legislative election
Local media suggesting the number arrested is as high as 50. This is a real night of the long knives, the largest single attack upon democracy in HK yet
HK waking to news of mass arrests of pro-democracy politicians for conducting a primary election which is being called an act of "subversion" under the national security law. Total numbers arrested not yet clear, but it seems to be dozens
HK activists & politicians are arrested under "subversion" due to their participation in pro-democracy camp's primary election
Former lawmakers James To, Andrew Wan, Lam Cheuk Ting were arrested by police national security branch this morning for last yr legislature election. Police said "35+" (winning the majority in LegCo election) was an act of SUBVERSION, in violation of the NSL
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Hong Kong police arrest another man over Yuen Long MTR mob attack
China: "Jimmy Lai, founder of Apple Daily, accused of violating Hong Kong's national security law, is due to appear in district court this afternoon for a pre-trial review in four other cases related to the illegal assembly
Police requesting ⁦@appledaily_hk ⁩to surrender list of journalists involved in investigations of vehicles particulars for arrest like ⁦@Baochoy⁩ using Road and Traffic Ordinance. Editor in Chief: Nonsense, won't comply
Hong Kong schools and kindergartens suspend face-to-face classes until the Lunar New Year holiday
First working day in 2021, Ta Kung Pao is going all out on its opinion page publishing articles on 3 sizzling political topics in HK 1) (no) bail provision in #NSL 2) Local legislation for public officers to pledge allegiance 3) Political landscape and power struggles in 2021
Hong Kong District Councillor series: Security law soured gov't attitude towards democrats says Beatrice Chu
Covid-19: 3 estate buildings wrongly put under compulsory testing as Hong Kong sees 68 new infections
Hong Kong top court accepts gov't bid to challenge bail for media tycoon Jimmy Lai, remanded in custody
Reuters: Senior members of the clergy in Hong Kong told Reuters that Beijing is trying to extend its control over the diocese, in part by influencing the choice of the city's next bishop, a position that's been open since the last bishop's death two years ago
Prepare for intense cold surge on New Year's Eve, Hong Kong Observatory warns
Covid-19: Lock down domestic workers on their day off, says pro-Beijing Hong Kong lawmaker
2 week ago
Covid-19: Compulsory testing after outbreak at Kowloon hospital ward, as Hong Kong sees 61 new cases & 2 deaths
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