Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow has been arrested at her home in Tai Po.
According to police, the Demosisto activist was detained for allegedly inciting and participating in an unauthorised assembly at Wan Chai police headquarters on June 21.
That evening, thousands besieged the Wan Chai base chanting “release the righteous” and “shame on police thugs.” Eggs were thrown at the building, as others scrawled graffiti amid anger over alleged police misconduct during the anti-extradition law protests.
It comes after Demosisto’s Secretary-General Joshua Wong was also arrested on Friday, a day after police banned a pro-democracy protest set for Saturday.
On Thursday, pro-independence leader Andy Chan was arrested at the airport.
HKFP has contacted the police for comment.
More to follow.
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