Hong Kong activist Edward Leung is seen in 2019 being escorted in a prison van as he arrives at the court for his sentence appeal. Photo: AP
Hong Kong activist Edward Leung is seen in 2019 being escorted in a prison van as he arrives at the court for his sentence appeal. Photo: AP

Hong Kong protests: activist Edward Leung released early from prison under special security arrangements

  • Leung was jailed for his role in a 2016 riot, and popularised the slogan ‘Liberate Hong Kong; revolution of our times’, used by protesters before Beijing imposed a national security law
  • Correctional authorities made special security arrangements ‘at the request of police and in light of the will and safety of the jailed person’

Hong Kong activist Edward Leung is seen in 2019 being escorted in a prison van as he arrives at the court for his sentence appeal. Photo: AP
Hong Kong activist Edward Leung is seen in 2019 being escorted in a prison van as he arrives at the court for his sentence appeal. Photo: AP
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