Five years ago, paraplegic Lai Chi-wai, had ascended the 495-metre high Lion Rock mountain, a local folk culture symbol of Hong Kong's strength and grit.
Wong’s arrest on subversion charges inside prison comes as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo threatened sanctions over Hong Kong authorities’ mass arrests.
The mass arrests were the largest move against Hong Kong’s activist movement since the national security law was imposed by Beijing in the semi-autonomous territory last year.
China's warning comes after New York Stock Exchange's statement that it would delist China Telecom Corp Ltd, China Mobile Ltd and China Unicom Hong Kong Ltd.
This New Year’s Eve is being celebrated like no other in most of the world, with many bidding farewell to a year they’d prefer to forget.
With the exception of Auckland and Las Vegas, many metropolises around the world are planning a subdued New Year’s Eve, planned mostly around virtual events.
The court said it had held a private hearing for two underaged suspects and would not charge the them for illegally crossing the border even though they pleaded guilty.
Media tycoon Jimmy Lai was charged on suspicion of colluding with foreign forces and endangering national security under the new national security law that Chia imposed on Hong Kong.
The arrests, which included several former lawmakers, are tied to an anti-government protest on July 1, the anniversary of Britain’s handover of the colony to Chinese rule.
At least eight people have been arrested over an unauthorised protest as Beijing and Hong Kong clamp down further on dissent in the city, following last year’s national security law aimed at curbing anti-government sentiment.
Jimmy Lai of Next Digital, which publishes Apple Daily newspaper, is among 10 people arrested on August 10 over suspicions of violating a national security law and colluding with a foreign country.
Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam sentenced to jail after pleading guilty to charges of organising and inciting an unauthorised assembly. Wong rose to international prominence as a leader of 2014 student-led Umbrella Movement protests.
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