Hong Kongers arrested for serving to activists flee to Taiwan


Hong Kong: Hong Kong police stated on Saturday that they had arrested 9 folks suspected of serving to 12 Hong Kong activists who fled the town in August, heading for Taiwan, solely to be intercepted by Chinese language authorities and held on the mainland.

The detainees’ plight has grabbed worldwide consideration, with human rights teams elevating concern as their households stated they had been denied entry to impartial attorneys, and aired suspicion that Hong Kong authorities helped in China’s arrests.

University students put up posters to demand the release 12 Hong Kong activists detained at sea by Chinese authorities at a "Lennon wall" in the University of Hong Kong.

College college students put up posters to demand the discharge 12 Hong Kong activists detained at sea by Chinese language authorities at a “Lennon wall” within the College of Hong Kong. Credit score:AP

Accused of crimes tied to anti-government protests in Hong Kong final yr, the group is being detained in China’s southern metropolis of Shenzhen after authorities intercepted their boat and accused them of unlawful border crossing.

Police arrested 4 males and 5 ladies suspected of arranging transport for the fugitives, stated Hong Kong police official Ho Chun-tung.