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Explainer: Tony Chung – the first political figure arrested under Hong Kong’s security law

On Wednesday, Hong Kong police rounded up four former members of pro-independence group Studentlocalism – aged 16 to 21 – on suspicion of inciting secession under the Beijing-implemented national security law. The group’s ex-convenor Tony Chung, 19, became the first political figure to be arrested under the controversial legislation, which also criminalises subversion, terrorist acts […]