Ai Weiwei. Photo: John MacDougall/AFP

Ai Weiwei says Hong Kong protests part of global freedom struggle, which he’ll reflect in opera production

  • Chinese dissident artist says he’s still working out how to express ‘these human struggles’ in upcoming production of Puccini’s opera Turandot
  • He also has a team filming a documentary about the Hong Kong protests, which he says are ‘beautiful and sad’ and ‘have affected me emotionally’
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Ai Weiwei. Photo: John MacDougall/AFP
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Keith Fong had already been arrested, over possession of laser pointers. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Student leader among three more anti-government activists rounded up in Hong Kong

  • Union cries foul over Keith Fong’s arrest, which he says was related to theft, claiming ‘fabricated charges’
  • Chairman of pro-democracy party also held, as well as march organiser, both over illegal assemblies
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Keith Fong had already been arrested, over possession of laser pointers. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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