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Hong Kong Authorities Arrest Pro-Democracy Singer for ‘Corrupt Conduct’

The Epoch Times

August 2, 2021 Updated: August 2, 2021

HONG KONG—Hong Kong’s anti-corruption watchdog on Monday charged a singer and prominent pro-democracy activist, Anthony Wong, with “corrupt conduct” at a 2018 election rally, the latest legal action against dissent by authorities in the former British colony.

The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) said in a statement that Wong had provided “entertainment to induce others to vote” for pro-democracy activist Au Nok-hin in a 2018 legislative council by-election.

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