Hong Kong: outcry as student activists arrested under new security law

Three men and one woman first to be held since controversial legislation imposed by Beijing

The arrests of four students in Hong Kong’s first crackdown on political figures after the enactment of a sweeping national security law imposed by China have prompted widespread public outrage.

Tony Chung, 19, the convenor of disbanded pro-independence group Studentlocalism and three other members were arrested late on Wednesday.

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