Anti-government protests have rocked Hong Kong since June. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong protests: what a demonstrator can expect on being arrested

  • At least 161 of the 1,140 arrested during the ongoing social unrest have been charged and 149 released on bail. Some 122 are subject to a curfew
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Anti-government protests have rocked Hong Kong since June. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Anti-government demonstrators gather in Causeway Bay on Saturday. The protests have gripped Hong Kong since early June. Photo: May Tse

Beijing calls on all Hong Kong institutions to fight ‘violent criminals’ and end protests

  • Top policy office urges government branches including judiciary and all sectors of society to take ending the violence as ‘most pressing task’
  • It also hints that any revival of stalled electoral reform process must be based on a framework that would effectively allow Beijing to screen out candidates
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Anti-government demonstrators gather in Causeway Bay on Saturday. The protests have gripped Hong Kong since early June. Photo: May Tse
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