Hong Kong pro-democracy district councillor Cheng Lai-king arrested for ‘sedition’

Hong Kong police Thursday arrested an opposition politician under a colonial-era sedition law for allegedly sharing the identity of an officer who fired a baton round that blinded a journalist during protests last year. Police said they arrested 60-year-old Cheng Lai-king on suspicion of “action with seditious intention”. “Someone posted speech that advocates violence and […]