Arrests over protest fundraising are just part of Hong Kong’s criminalisation of political dissent

By Caitlin E. Schultz The news in mid-December shook the Hong Kong resistance movement: four leaders of Spark Alliance were arrested for money laundering. The organisation helps victims of political arrest and has been trusted with millions of dollars in donations to support the thousands affected since demonstrations began last June. In addition to the arrests, HSBC froze the organisation’s bank account, and law enforcement […]