1. Dozens of Hong Kong democrats brace for national security charges to be laid  CNA
  2. Security tight as crowds gather outside HK court for subversion hearing  The Star Online
  3. Protest chants ring out as Hong Kongers gather for subversion hearing  Free Malaysia Today
  4. Hong Kong: 47 key activists charged with subversion and face life if convicted  The Guardian
  5. Dozens of leading Hong Kong democrats brace for national security charges  Malaysiakini
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Several dozen Hong Kong democrats are due to report to local police stations across the city on Sunday, with some expecting to be charged with ...Several dozen Hong Kong democrats are due to report to local police stations across the city on Sunday, with some expecting to be charged with ...

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From crackdown on opposition to worsening row with Britain, new law continues to make impact in Hong Kong.From crackdown on opposition to worsening row with Britain, new law continues to make impact in Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong police charged dozens of dissidents with subversion on Sunday in the largest use yet of Beijing’s sweeping new national security law, as authorities move to cripple the finance hub’s democracy movementHong Kong police charged dozens of dissidents with subversion on Sunday in the largest use yet of Beijing’s sweeping new national security law, as authorities move to cripple the finance hub’s democracy movement

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Protest slogans rang out as about 1,000 people gathered outside a Hong Kong court on Monday for the hearing of 47 democracy activists charged with conspiracy to commit subversion, as authorities intensify a crackdown on the opposition.Protest slogans rang out as about 1,000 people gathered outside a Hong Kong court on Monday for the hearing of 47 democracy activists charged with conspiracy to commit subversion, as authorities intensify a crackdown on the opposition.

Hong Kong activists chant protest slogans as crowds gather for subversion hearing | Reuters

Pro-democracy group accused of organising unofficial election last July in largest crackdown on campaignersPro-democracy group accused of organising unofficial election last July in largest crackdown on campaigners

Hong Kong: 47 key activists charged with subversion and face life if convicted | Hong Kong | The Guardian

Hong Kong scholar Benny Tai Yiu-ting, who illegally manipulated the city’s election system, was due to report to local police on Sunday, local media reports said. He was expected to face formal charges and be put into jail.

Update: HK police charge 47 anti-govt figures with subversion ahead of electoral reform - Global Times

China’s security law a key reason that Hong Kong people are leaving the territory to start their lives anew elsewhere.China’s security law a key reason that Hong Kong people are leaving the territory to start their lives anew elsewhere.

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The tightening legal noose on local activists comes as Chinese officials prepare to unveil electoral reforms that will likely further diminish the role a...The tightening legal noose on local activists comes as Chinese officials prepare to unveil electoral reforms that will likely further diminish the role a...

Dozens Of Leading Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Campaigners Charged With Subversion | HuffPost

EU condemns allegations and demands ‘immediate release’ of democracy activists.EU condemns allegations and demands ‘immediate release’ of democracy activists.

Hong Kong authorities charge 47 with subversion under security law – POLITICO

Police have detained 47 pro-democracy activists on charges of conspiracy to commit subversion. The activists angered officials by taking part in an unofficial primary election ahead of local polls.Police have detained 47 pro-democracy activists on charges of conspiracy to commit subversion. The activists angered officials by taking part in an unofficial primary election ahead of local polls.

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The charging of such a large group is the harshest and widest use of Beijing’s national security law so far in Hong Kong The charging of such a large group is the harshest and widest use of Beijing’s national security law so far in Hong Kong

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At least 47 activists are accused of organising and participating in an unofficial primary poll in 2020 to select the strongest candidates for a legislative council election that authorities say was part of a plan to “overthrow” the government.At least 47 activists are accused of organising and participating in an unofficial primary poll in 2020 to select the strongest candidates for a legislative council election that authorities say was part of a plan to “overthrow” the government.

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Dozens of pro-democracy figures were arrested in Hong Kong on Sunday on charges of conspiracy to commit subversion, police confirmed. “I hope everyone won’t give up on Hong Kong ... (and) fight on," activist Sam Cheung told reporters Sunday before entering a police station.

Dozens of pro-democracy activists detained and charged with subversion in Hong Kong

Beijing imposed a law in 2020 that allows China to set up a formal police presence in Hong Kong, which experts say strips the city's democracy.Beijing imposed a law in 2020 that allows China to set up a formal police presence in Hong Kong, which experts say strips the city's democracy.

Hong Kong: 47 charged with subversion, anti-democracy crackdown by China

Hundreds of democracy supporters gathered outside a Hong Kong courthouse on Monday chanting slogans and flashing protests symbols as some of the city's best-known dissidents were expected to appear in the dock later charged with subversion. Beijing is battling to stamp out dissent in semi-autonomous Hong Kong after swathes of…

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A statement from the Foreign Secretary after 47 Hong Kong politicians and activists were charged for conspiracy to commit subversion under the National Security Law.A statement from the Foreign Secretary after 47 Hong Kong politicians and activists were charged for conspiracy to commit subversion under the National Security Law.

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About 1,000 demonstrators surround the West Kowloon Magistrates Court as 47 pro-democracy activists face charges related to Hong Kong's strict new security law.About 1,000 demonstrators surround the West Kowloon Magistrates Court as 47 pro-democracy activists face charges related to Hong Kong's strict new security law.

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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken called Sunday for the immediate release of Hong Kong dissidents charged and detained under Beijing’s sweeping new national security law. “We condemn the detention of and charges filed against pan-democratic candidates in Hong Kong’s elections and call for their immediate release,” Blinken said on Twitter. “Political participation and freedom […]

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Hong Kong police have charged 47 pro-democracy activists with conspiracy to commit subversion under the territory's national security law.Hong Kong police have charged 47 pro-democracy activists with conspiracy to commit subversion under the territory's national security law.

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In the largest single crackdown yet, dozens of democrats and activists were charged in Hong Kong Kong Sunday (February 28) With conspiracy to commit subversion. Sam Cheung, an activist and a participant in an unofficial primary election last summer, was charged after reporting to a local police station, accompanied by his wife.More than 50 other democrats were arrested on Jan. 6 in the largest national security operation since the law's passage last June and later released on bail. Former lawmaker Helena Wong was among those arrested."After we went through these few years, even for people like me who are devoted to the democratic movement for decades since the 1980s, we realized, as long as we don't give up, the seeds of democracy will germinate in the hearts of Hong Kong people. Neither the National Security Law nor the National Security Police can take this seed away from our hearts. Therefore, I have great confidence in the people of Hong Kong that the democratic movement will continue."They were accused of organising and participating in an unofficial "primary election" last July aimed at selecting the strongest candidates for a legislative council election.Hong Kong police said in a statement they had laid a charge against 47 people, and they'll appear in court Monday morning.The police say 99 individuals have been arrested for suspected violations of the security laws so far- which critics see as a threat to Hong Kong's freedoms and autonomy.The laws punish acts of subversion, secession, collusion with foreign forces and terrorism with possible life imprisonment.In the largest single crackdown yet, dozens of democrats and activists were charged in Hong Kong Kong Sunday (February 28) With conspiracy to commit subversion. Sam Cheung, an activist and a participant in an unofficial primary election last summer, was charged after reporting to a local police station, accompanied by his wife.More than 50 other democrats were arrested on Jan. 6 in the largest national security operation since the law's passage last June and later released on bail. Former lawmaker Helena Wong was among those arrested."After we went through these few years, even for people like me who are devoted to the democratic movement for decades since the 1980s, we realized, as long as we don't give up, the seeds of democracy will germinate in the hearts of Hong Kong people. Neither the National Security Law nor the National Security Police can take this seed away from our hearts. Therefore, I have great confidence in the people of Hong Kong that the democratic movement will continue."They were accused of organising and participating in an unofficial "primary election" last July aimed at selecting the strongest candidates for a legislative council election.Hong Kong police said in a statement they had laid a charge against 47 people, and they'll appear in court Monday morning.The police say 99 individuals have been arrested for suspected violations of the security laws so far- which critics see as a threat to Hong Kong's freedoms and autonomy.The laws punish acts of subversion, secession, collusion with foreign forces and terrorism with possible life imprisonment.

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Around 1000 people have gathered outside a Hong Kong court for the hearing of 47 democracy activists charged with conspiracy to commit subversion, as authorit...Around 1000 people have gathered outside a Hong Kong court for the hearing of 47 democracy activists charged with conspiracy to commit subversion, as authorit...

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Authorities charged 47 people with violating a Chinese law aimed at suppressing dissent. The pro-democracy activists, arrested in early January, face life in prison.Authorities charged 47 people with violating a Chinese law aimed at suppressing dissent. The pro-democracy activists, arrested in early January, face life in prison.

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Forty seven pro-democracy politicians and activists were charged over last year's primaries for the postponed 2020 Legislative Coun...Forty seven pro-democracy politicians and activists were charged over last year's primaries for the postponed 2020 Legislative Council Election.That would make them the first ones to face the...

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Charges come one month after 55 rounded up in dawn raids | 2021/02/28Charges come one month after 55 rounded up in dawn raids

Hong Kong charges 47 with 'conspiracy to commit subversion' | Taiwan News | 2021/02/28

Security was tight, with more than 100 police officers deployed as about 1000 people gathered outside the West Kowloon court in support of 47 activists in one of the largest rallies since the coronavirus outbreak.Security was tight, with more than 100 police officers deployed as about 1000 people gathered outside the West Kowloon court in support of 47 activists in one of the largest rallies since the coronavirus outbreak.

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Before Sunday, only a handful of people had been formally charged with breaking the law that China imposed last year, which carries a potential sentence of life in prison.Before Sunday, only a handful of people had been formally charged with breaking the law that China imposed last year, which carries a potential sentence of life in prison.

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HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police on Sunday detained 47 pro-democracy activists on charges of conspiracy to commit subversion under the city's national security law.HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police on Sunday detained 47 pro-democracy activists on charges of conspiracy to commit subversion under the city's national security law.

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Hong Kong authorities have charged 47 pro-democracy activists with crimes outlined under its controversial new national security laws, in a move their supporters described as a body blow.Hong Kong authorities have charged 47 pro-democracy activists with crimes outlined under its controversial new national security laws, in a move their...

Hong Kong police charge 47 pro-democracy activists in largest use yet of controversial security laws | SBS News

Hundreds of people queued up outside a Hong Kong court on Monday to support 45 democrats charged under the national security law. They were detained on Sunday following their participation in a primary election for the now-postponed legislative council election last year. Over 200 citizens lined up outside the West Kowloon Law Courts building on […]

Hundreds chant and show support outside court for Hong Kong democrats charged under security law | Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

Hong Kong democrats, district councillors and activists took to Facebook over the weekend to share final messages of hope and encouragement before 47 of them were charged on Sunday under the national security law. They appeared in court on Monday to face charges of “conspiracy to commit subversion” after participating in a primary legislative election […]

'Ideas are bulletproof': Hong Kong democrats share final words as they face security law charges | Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

Some 47 pro-democracy figures have been detained under the national security laws.It is the largest use of a sweeping national security law yet.

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In the most sweeping use yet of a draconian new national security law, Hong Kong’s government charged 47 prominent pro-democracy activists and politicians for organising an unofficial primary electionIn the most sweeping use yet of a draconian new national security law, Hong Kong’s government charged 47 prominent pro-democracy activists and politicians for organising an unofficial primary election

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Authorities reportedly charged 47 pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong on Sunday in the largest opposition crackdown under Chinese national security laws.Authorities reportedly charged 47 pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong on Sunday in the largest opposition crackdown under Chinese national security laws.

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Authorities reportedly charged 47 pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong on Sunday in the largest opposition crackdown under Chinese national security laws.Authorities reportedly charged 47 pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong on Sunday in the largest opposition crackdown under Chinese national security laws.

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The defendants include 39 men and eight women aged between 23 and 64, police said.The defendants include 39 men and eight women aged between 23 and 64, police said.

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Hong Kong police have charged 47 pro-democracy activists under the national security law on Sunday over their organisation and participation in a primary election for the now-postponed Legislative Council election. According to the police, 39 men and eight women aged between 23 and 64 were charged with “conspiracy to commit subversion.” They will appear at […]

47 democrats charged with 'conspiracy to commit subversion' over legislative primaries | Hong Kong Free Press HKFP