Opposition members,Media, politicians, actvitist are arrested and detained today morning by Hongkong police as per reports of media agencies.
Over 50 Hong Kong democrats arrested under security law over 2020 legislative primaries.
HongKong police have arrived at the office of digital news outlet @StandNewsHK.
John Clancey, lawyer and treasurer of Power for Democracy was arrested, and police searched his law firm, Ho Tse Wai & Partners. Power for Democracy was one of the organisers of the primaries. Its convenor Andrew Chiu was also arrested.
Robert Chung, executive director of the Hong Kong Public Opinion Research Institute was also arrested.
According to media reports and social media posts, the opposition figures were arrested over their organisation and participation in the primaries for the postponed 2020 Legislative Council Election last year.
Former lawmakers Alvin Yeung, Andrew Wan, Au Nok-hin, Eddie Chu, Gary Fan, Helena Wong, James To, Jeremy Tam, Kwok Ka-ki, Lam Cheuk Ting, Raymond Chan, Roy Kwong and Wu Chi-wai were among those arrested, according to social media posts.
District councillors Andrew Chiu, Andy Chui, Ben Chung, Clarisse Yeung, Fergus Leung, Kalvin Ho Lawrence Lau, Lee Yue-shun, Lester Shum, Ng Kin-wai, Ricky Or, Roy Tam, Sam Cheung, Sze Tak-loy, Tiffany Yuen and Wong Pak-yu were also detained.