We updated our suite of graphics tracking the impact of Hong Kong’s National Security Law
. It now includes information on the 248 individuals arrested between July 2020, when the law went into effect, and March 31, 2023. Information on these individuals’ cases, compiled by our partners at the Georgetown Center for Asian Law
, includes grounds for arrest, and, where applicable, resulting charges and convictions.
In January 2023, police arrested six individuals for selling books about the 2019 protests at a book fair.