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Police said they arrested 60-year-old Cheng Lai-king on suspicion of “action with seditious intention”.

Hong Kong police on Thursday (March 26) arrested an opposition politician under a colonial-era sedition law for allegedly sharing the identity of an officer who shot a baton that blinded a journalist during the year’s protests. past.

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She is 60 years old.

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Police said they arrested 60-year-old Cheng Lai-king on suspicion of “action with seditious intention”.

“Someone posted speech that advocates violence and incites hatred,” spokesman Superintendent Swalikh Mohammed said, adding that personal information on an officer and his family members was “illegally distributed”.

Democratic Party district councilor Cheng, 60, shared a Facebook post that gave details of a policeman suspected of firing the baton that blinded a journalist during anti-government protests. “If the police officer is conscientious, turn yourself in. An eye for an eye,” Cheng wrote in his report.

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Indonesian journalist Veby Indah suffered permanent blindness in one eye after being hit by a plastic police baton while covering the protests. She has asked the court to order the police to appoint the officer so that he can file a private prosecution.

Police had refused to reveal his name, prompting a search for the officer’s identity on social media. Civic Party legislator Dennis Kwok said the “outdated” and “draconian” colonial law violated freedom of expression and human rights. “Unfortunately, today’s government decided they would use this colonial law to silence political unrest,” Kwok said, calling it an act of “political revenge.” The sedition law has rarely been used since it was first enacted in 1938 under the British colonial government. Last year, Hong Kong saw seven consecutive months of political unrest sparked by a now-abandoned bill to allow extraditions to China. Since then, the protests have turned into a larger revolt against Beijing’s tight control over the semi-autonomous city, and increased demands for totally free elections and an investigation into police misconduct.

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