Activists say China is carrying out a political purge in Hong Kong after another 10 people were arrested under a new national security law.
- Agnes Chow, a prominent 23-year-old activist, has become the latest high-profile arrest in Hong Kong
- It follows media tycoon Jimmy Lai‘s arrest under Hong Kong’s new security laws
- Lai is facing life in jail for colluding with foreign forces
Hong Kong’s democracy movement is increasingly gripped by fear, with well-known activist Agnes Chow, 23, becoming the latest target of police.
Friends say the pro-democracy campaigner is under investigation for inciting secession.
An earlier post on Ms Chow’s official Facebook page said police had arrived at her home and her lawyers were rushing to the scene, and a separate post later confirmed that she had been taken away by police.