Hong Kong Arrests 50+ Dissidents in Massive Sweep

By Democracy Now

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HAVANA TIMES – In Hong Kong, authorities raided and arrested over 50 politicians and activists in a massive early-morning sweep. The crackdown on pro-democracy voices intensifies.

Furthermore, the group is being held under the highly contested national security law. They are accused of organizing a primary vote last year to select candidates for a legislative election. Their goal was to achieve a majority bloc of pro-democracy lawmakers.

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