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Hong Kong Police Offers Big Amount Of Bounty For Arresting Eight Pro-Democracy Activists Living Overseas

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Hong Kong police ( Photo: Global Times )

HONG KONG (AP) – Hong Kong police on Monday accused eight exiled activists of violating the region’s strict national security laws.

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Hong Kong police ( Photo: South China Morning Post )

Activists will be fined HK$1 million each for providing information leading to an arrest according to the Hong Kong police

The Hong Kong police say that this is the first reward given to suspects accused of violating laws imposed by the Hong Kong police. The law prohibits secession and collusion with foreign forces and terrorists. Hong Kong police said some of them have previously been accused of various crimes and now live in Canada and Australia.

Steven Li, director general of the Hong Kong Police National Security Bureau, said arrest warrants had been issued for eight people under the National Security Law.

Hong Kong police said they had evidence that the eight had violated national security laws

Hong Kong Police said in a press conference. According to the warrants, the pro-democracy activists are accused of foreign collusion for allegedly calling for sanctions against Hong Kong police. Former lawmaker Hui has been accused of inciting secession, subversion, and collusion with foreign countries, Hong Kong police said that he used social media to advocate independence for Hong Kong police and Taiwan and imposed sanctions on city officials.


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