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Hong Kong court keeps all 47 pro-democracy activists detained earlier this week in custody – ABC News

Supporters of arrested pro-democracy activists including Joshua Wong gather outside a Kowloon court, but to no avail, as all 47 activists are ordered to remain…



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A Hong Kong court has ordered all 47 pro-democracy activists charged under a Beijing-imposed national security law to be kept in custody after the Department of Justice appealed an initial decision to grant 15 of them bail.
Key points:

  • Arrests of the pro-democracy activists were made under Hong Kong’s national security law
  • Prominent activist Joshua Wong is among those who have been in court
  • Nearly all of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy activists are either in prison or in exile

Thirty-one of the activists…

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