Hong Kong: Dozens of opposition figures arrested under national security law

Hong Kong: Dozens of Hong Kong opposition figures were arrested Wednesday under the territory’s new national security law, political parties and a police source confirmed, in the city’s largest operation yet against Beijing’s critics.

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Opposition figures and parties took to their Facebook and Twitter accounts to confirm at least 21 arrests, most on a charge of “subversion”.

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A senior police source who requested anonymity said “around 50” had been arrested in the operation.

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