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In one year, Hong Kong arrests 117 people under new security law

Hong Kong authorities have arrested 117 people under a national security law imposed one year ago, charging more than 60, mostly democratic politicians, activists, journalists and students.

On June 30, 2020, Beijing imposed the security law in Hong Kong following months of often violent pro-democracy protests, effectively ending the unrest. The law punishes acts which China considers as subversion, secession, terrorism and collusion with foreign forces with up to life in prison...

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