Hong Kong police raid museum commemorating 1989 Tiananmen victims
The Hong Kong Alliance is the newest goal of a sweeping nationwide safety regulation that China imposed on the town final yr to quash dissent after enormous and sometimes violent democracy protests.
The raid got here a day after safety police arrested Chow Grasp-tung, vice-chairwoman of the alliance, and three different leaders for “not offering data” based on the nationwide safety regulation.
The 4 are at the moment detained for investigation.
Final month, police ordered the group handy over monetary and operational particulars, accusing it of working as a “international agent”.
The request included the non-public particulars of all members since its founding in 1989, all assembly minutes, monetary information and any exchanges with different NGOs advocating for democracy and human rights in China.
On Tuesday, the day of the knowledge handover deadline, alliance members handed police a letter saying the request was unlawful, arbitrary and that no proof of their wrongdoing had been offered.