Fifty-three people were arrested on Wednesday for alleged subversion under the security law for organising and participating in the legislative primaries run by the democrats last July. Among the detained were prominent pro-democracy activists, former opposition lawmakers and lawyers who helped carry out the city-wide poll. Over 600,000 Hongkongers voted in the unofficial democratic primaries which aimed to secure a majority for the democratic camp in the city’s partially-elected legislature.
Tiffany Yuen and her election team. Photo: Studio Incendo.
HKFP rounds-up who was targeted – most of whom were candidates.
Hong Kong Island Tat Cheng Arrested Fergus Leung Arrested Tiffany Yuen Arrested Clarisse Yeung Arrested Andy Chui Arrested Michael Pang Arrested Nathan Law In self-exile Ted Hui In self-exile
Kowloon West Jimmy Sham Arrested Claudia Mo Arrested Lawrence Lau Arrested Helena Wong Arrested Nathan Lau Arrested Kalvin Ho Arrested Jeffrey Andrews Arrested Frankie Fung Arrested Sunny Cheung In self-exile
Kowloon East Jeremy Tam Arrested Wu Chi-wai Arrested Sze Tak-loy Arrested Kinda Li Arrested Joshua Wong Imprisoned Tam Tak-chi Imprisoned
New Territories West Carol Ng Arrested Prince Wong Arrested Sam Cheung Arrested Eddie Chu Arrested Kwok Ka-ki Arrested Andrew Wan Arrested Ng Kin-wai Arrested Roy Tam Arrested
New Territories East Alvin Yeung Arrested Leung Kwok-hung Arrested Ray Chan Arrested Lam Cheuk-ting Arrested Gwyneth Ho Arrested Owen Chow Arrested Ricky Or Arrested Hendrick Lui Arrested Gary Fan Arrested Lee Chi-yung Arrested Ventus Lau Arrested Mike Lam Arrested
Functional Constituency – District Council II James To Arrested Shun Lee Arrested Henry Wong Arrested Lester Shum Arrested Roy Kwong Arrested
Functional Constituency – Health Services Lau Hoi-man Arrested Joseph Lee Kok-long Arrested Ricky Yuen Arrested Winnie Yu Arrested
Other primary election organisers Benny Tai Primaries organiser Arrested Robert Chung Primaries co-organiser, executive director of PORI Assistance requested for investigation Andrew Chiu Power for Democracy convenor Arrested John Clancey Power for Democracy treasurer Arrested Ben Chung Power for Democracy deputy convenor Arrested Au Nok-hin Primaries coordinator Arrested Gordon Ng Ching-hang Activist advocating for the primaries Arrested
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