Cardinal Joseph Zen was arrested on Wednesday night with two other opposition figures. Photo: Nora Tam
Cardinal Joseph Zen was arrested on Wednesday night with two other opposition figures. Photo: Nora Tam

National security law: arrest of Hong Kong’s Cardinal Joseph Zen sparks concerns of wider net cast over religious institutions

  • Analysts say move does little to promote social cohesion, but decision also appears to be political rather than aimed at religion
  • The 90-year-old cardinal was detained on Wednesday night along with two other opposition figures for allegedly colluding with foreign forces

Cardinal Joseph Zen was arrested on Wednesday night with two other opposition figures. Photo: Nora Tam
Cardinal Joseph Zen was arrested on Wednesday night with two other opposition figures. Photo: Nora Tam
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