Choy Yuk-ling, also known as Bao Choy, was investigating a mob attack on anti-Beijing protesters in 2019 when she was arrested in November on charges of falsely declaring why she needed to obtain license plate information from a database.
Days before he takes office, rights organisations highlight US human rights transgressions and international law violations at the military detention centre.
Dozens arrested at new Paris protest against security law which critics fear it could erode press freedom and make it more difficult to expose police brutality.
Paris prosecutor Remy Heitz says judicial authorities wanted to make sure that three police officers did not have any contact with one another and that they could not exert any pressure on witnesses.
At least 60 people have been arrested in Hong Kong as anti-Beijing protesters held small demonstrations on China's National Day, flaunting a ban on mass gatherings and protests.
Anti-government protesters have adapted new methods to protest without violating the new security law legislation.
On the eve of the primaries, police searched the office of independent pollster Robert Chung, whose Hong Kong Public Opinion Research Institute helps organise the election, raising concerns among activists of interference in the poll.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a range of visas that will be extended from two to five years and offered pathways to permanent residency visas. It is not clear how many Hong Kongers are expected to get the extensions.
Twitter said it had suspended all information requests from Hong Kong authorities immediately after the law went into effect last week.
Last week, China enacted a security law outlawing four national security crimes: subversion, secession, terrorism and colluding with foreign forces.
Hong Kong's anti-Beijing activists are considering an unofficial parliament-in-exile to reflect the views of Hongkongers, many of whom have removed all references of their opposition to the ruling Communist Party from their social media.
The Chinese embassy in London said "all Chinese compatriots residing in Hong Kong are Chinese nationals" responding to UK's remarks on offering citizenship to Hong Kongers amid the new security law in the country.
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