Hong Kong activist Tony Chung detained, reportedly before bid to seek asylum at US consulate

The former convenor of pro-independence group Studentlocalism, Tony Chung, was arrested on Tuesday by members of the Hong Kong police national security unit close to the US Consulate General where he planned to seek asylum, according to local media.Friends of Hong Kong, a democratic advocacy group founded by UK-based Hongkongers, told local newspaper Apple Daily that Chung had intended to ask for asylum at the consulate in Central.It said he had told the group at around 8.10 am that he was being tailed, and lost contact minutes later.Apple Daily cited an eyewitness as saying Chung was taken aw…

Read More

HEDGE accordingly