Police have arrested at least 36 children aged 16 or below since Hong Kong’s protest movement. Photo: AFP

Safeguards in place to protect the rights of Hong Kong children arrested for breaking the law during anti-government protests

  • Children as young as 12 arrested for unlawful assembly or wearing masks in public
  • Special protocols for dealing with minors; police can apply to send them to children’s homes
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Police have arrested at least 36 children aged 16 or below since Hong Kong’s protest movement. Photo: AFP
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