The statistics database logs the arrests, criminal charges and injuries resulting from Hong Kong’s 2019-2020 anti-extradition law movement.

Methodology and sourcing – click to view

The statistics page contains charts showing the demographics and law enforcement information (including sex, age, occupation, legal status, charges etc.) of those arrested or charged as a result of the movement. Most of the figures were collected from the Hong Kong Police Force via the Code of Access to Information.


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