Opposition activist Benny Tai is taken to Ma On Shan Police Station after his arrest. Photo: Bloomberg Opposition activist Benny Tai is taken to Ma On Shan Police Station after his arrest. Photo: Bloomberg
Opposition activist Benny Tai is taken to Ma On Shan Police Station after his arrest. Photo: Bloomberg

Hong Kong national security law: 53 former opposition lawmakers, activists arrested; authorities accuse them of plot to ‘overthrow’ government

  • Nearly 1,000 police officers conduct raids across city, detaining 53 people accused of organising or involvement in unofficial primary election last July
  • Authorities say the ‘35-plus’ plan to take control of the 70-member legislature in now-postponed official elections ran afoul of the national security law

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Opposition activist Benny Tai is taken to Ma On Shan Police Station after his arrest. Photo: Bloomberg Opposition activist Benny Tai is taken to Ma On Shan Police Station after his arrest. Photo: Bloomberg
Opposition activist Benny Tai is taken to Ma On Shan Police Station after his arrest. Photo: Bloomberg
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