Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow were detained on a number of charges. Photo: Edmond So

Prominent activists and lawmakers arrested in Hong Kong police crackdown, fuelling tensions as protesters vow to defy march ban over the weekend

  • Among those arrested are activists Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow and Andy Chan; lawmakers Cheng Chung-tai, Au Nok-hin and Jeremy Tam also held
  • Pan-democrats slam arrests, saying timing is meant to suppress protest movement but will backfire and fuel greater anger
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow were detained on a number of charges. Photo: Edmond So
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Jeffie Lam

Jeffie Lam

Jeffie writes predominantly about Hong Kong politics, but is also interested in social welfare issues, such as the city's ageing population and elderly care. She joined the Post in 2013 after beginning her career as a political reporter in 2009. In 2016, she won the English features merit prize in the 20th Human Rights Press Awards.

Michelle Wong

Michelle Wong

Michelle Wong is a reporter at the Post.