Anti-government protesters rally from Causeway Bay to Central in defiance of the anti-mask law. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong police make first arrests under new anti-mask law as at least 13 anti-government protesters are taken into custody

  • Senior force insider says two men were picked up in Tai Po for refusing to remove their masks
  • Almost all of those arrested were also suspected of engaging in unlawful assembly
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Anti-government protesters rally from Causeway Bay to Central in defiance of the anti-mask law. Photo: Sam Tsang
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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.

Christy Leung

Christy Leung

Christy writes about crime and security-related stories for South China Morning Post's city desk.