Joshua Wong arrested for participating in an unauthorised assembly and violating anti-mask law on 5th October (Updated: 3.05pm)

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24th September 2020 – (Hong Kong) Joshua Wong, the Secretary-General of the now defunct Demosisto was arrested when he reported to the Central Police Station this afternoon (24th). The police alleged that Joshua was suspected of participating in an unauthorised assembly and violating the Prohibition on Face Covering Regulation on 5th October last year.

In addition, social activist Koo Sze Yiu was also arrested in connection with the same incident. He was accused of participating in an unauthorised assembly and is now being detained at the Cheung Sha Wan Police Station. Both of them will be charged and the case will appear in Eastern Magistrates’ Courts on 30th September.

The news of his arrest was shared on his Twitter account at 2.28pm today.

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