Alvin Cheng was arrested for removing and dumping library books using simplified Chinese characters. Photo: Nora Tam Alvin Cheng was arrested for removing and dumping library books using simplified Chinese characters. Photo: Nora Tam
Alvin Cheng was arrested for removing and dumping library books using simplified Chinese characters. Photo: Nora Tam

Radical Hong Kong activist arrested for allegedly removing library books using simplified Chinese characters

The action was allegedly carried out to highlight the increasing use in Hong Kong of simplified Chinese characters, which are prevalent in mainland China

Alvin Cheng was arrested for removing and dumping library books using simplified Chinese characters. Photo: Nora Tam Alvin Cheng was arrested for removing and dumping library books using simplified Chinese characters. Photo: Nora Tam
Alvin Cheng was arrested for removing and dumping library books using simplified Chinese characters. Photo: Nora Tam
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