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Protest Prosecution Database

A regularly updated list of protestors arrested, prosecuted or imprisoned by the Hong Kong government (last updated: 4 Nov 2019)

(Photo credit: Philip Fong/AFP.)

Anti-Extradition Bill Protest - developing

04 Nov: 325 arrested between 1 Nov and 3 Nov, including 247 males and 78 females, aged 14 - 54, variously on suspcion of unlawful assembly, wearing masks, posession of offensive weapons, possession of firearms and ordnance, criminal damage, posession of instrument fit for unlawful purposes, and possession of prohibited or restricted weapons (HK01)

04 Nov: Mongkok, 1 female, aged 25, surnamed Chung (鍾), on suspicion of rioting, intent to cause bodily harm, and wearing a mask (Passoin Times) (see related 08/Oct entry)

03 Nov: Cityplaza in Tai Koo, at least 4 arrested: Joey Kwok, a freelance photojournalist working for Stand News, was arrested and handcuffed on suspicion of obstructing police.

A journalism student, who is a member of the Hong Kong Baptist University Students’ Union Editorial Board, was also arrested at the mall whilst covering the news and two other men aged 23 and 29, on suspicion of assault occasioning bodily harm (HKFP)

New Town Plaza in Sha Tin, at least 2 arrested (HKFP)

02 Nov: Swatow Street in Wan Chai, Handsome Factory Barber Shop employee arrested (Passion Times); Victoria Park, two pro-democracy District Council election candidates, Osman Cheng and Man Nim-chi arrested (HKFP); Prudential Hotel, Nathan Road, at least 1.

01 Nov: 249 arrested between 28 Oct to 1 Nov, 175 males and 74 females, aged 13 to 61. This brings the total number of arrests to 3,126 since June. (Passion Times)

30 Oct: Tuen Mun, at least 73 arrested (HKFP); 206 persons arrested between 21st to 27th of October, 148 males and 58 females, aged 12 to 63. (HKFP; Passion Times)

27 Oct: Ngau Tau Kok Yee On Street, 1 male, 1 female, for not carrying proof of identity, later released (Apple Daily); Mong Kok, May James, freelance photographer working for HKFP, for obstruction of a police officer in the execution of duty, and for failing to produce proof of identity on request, and for resisting arrest (HKFP)

20 Oct: Tai Po, in a taxi and a 7 seater, 2 males, surnamed Tsang (曾), aged 31 and Cheung (張), aged 34, a taxi driver and a computer technician for possession of offensive weapons (HK01)

14 Oct: 146 males and 55 females arrested from 11th to 13th of Oct, aged 14 - 62 , 241 persons arrested from 4th to 7th of October, aged 12 - 54, 77 persons arrested since 5th of October pursuant to the anti-mask law (see 06/Oct entry for 14 of them) (Passion Times) // BBC reported that more than 2,300 arrested since the start of June (BBC) while Financial Times reported a total of 2,379 (FT)

13 Oct: Fanling, 26 arrested, youngest aged 15, for criminal damage; Tsuen Wan Nan Fung Centre, at least three arrested

12 Oct: Outside Mong Kok Police Station: 3 males, aged 14, 20, and 32, for wearing masks, participating in an unlawful assembly, and for assaulting a police officer.

09 Oct: Ma On Shan MOSTown Shopping Centre, 4 men and 1 woman, security guards, for obstruction of police officers in the execution of their duties

06 Oct: Various locations on Hong Kong Island and in Kowloon: 14 males and 12 females, aged 13 - 33, arrested on suspicion of rioting, of which 14 persons were also charged with wearing masks (Stand News)

01 Oct: A total of 178 men and 91 women arrested, aged 12 to 71; 4 League of Social Democrats members arrested en route to Causeway Bay (Stand News); Causeway Bay, 5 males and 1 female, aged 22 - 40, for unlawful assembly and possession of offensive weapons (Stand News); Various locations, 13 males and 3 females, aged 17 - 36, including 3 males and 2 females in Wan Chai, aged 17 - 25 (Stand News); Locke Road in Wan Chai, 5 males, aged 17 - 31, for possession of offensive weapons

30 Sep: Gregory Wong (王宗堯), actor and Ma Kai-chung (馬啟聰), Passion Times journalist, arrested for conspiracy to destroy and damage property and entering or remaining within the precincts of the [LegCo] Chamber (Stand News) (UPDATE: 王宗堯 released without charge after 36 hours)

29 Sep: Admiralty, 146 arrested, 118 males, 28 females, aged 12 - 53, for unlawful assembly, possession of offensive weapons, disturbing the peace, etc. (Police press briefings)

28 Sep: 11 arrested, 8 males, 3 females, aged 16 - 63, for unlawful assembly, possession of offensive weapons etc. (Police press briefings)

25 Sep: Mongkok Police Station, multiple arrested including a 13-year-old female (HKFP)

23 Sep: UPDATE: Fri/20/Sept: 5 males arrested, Sat/21/Sept: 27 males, 6 females arrested, Sun/22/Sept: 42 males and 5 females arrested.

Since June: 1,261 males and 295 females arrested, aged between 12 to 83 (Passion Times, Police press briefings)

22 Sep: Mong Kok Police Station, at least 5 arrested (HKFP)

21 Sep: Yuen Long, 5 persons. (RTHK) possibly including a 15-year-old male, for possession of offensive weapons with hearing scheduled on 15 Nov (RTHK); Tseung Kwan O, 2 males and 1 female, including a boy of 10 (RTHK); Tsuen Wan, girl 13-year-old, for desecrating the national flag (RTHK); 42C bus at Kowloon Bay, 33 persons (Passion Times)

15 Sep: Fortress Hill, 1 person, media studies/journalism student at Baptist University and J-BNN journalist, for possession of offensive weapons (RTHK); Sha Tin New Town Plaza, man surnamed Lai (黎), 46, and woman surnamed Chan (陳), 49, for possession of offensive weapons, who were unhappy about protestors singing at New Town Plaza (HK01)

15 Sep: North Point, 24 men and 5 women, including 7 local residents for unlawful assembly, possession of offensive weapons, assault of police officer (RTHK), unclear if this includes Ted Hui (許智峯) of the Democratic Party, also arrested in North Point, for obstruction of a police officer in the execution of duty (RTHK)

13 Sep: Hung Hom, 3 arrested, 2 men and 1 woman, for possession of offensive weapons (HK01)

09 Sep: 157 arrested between 6 Sep - 9 Sep. 125 men 32 women, aged 14 to 63, for criminal damage, obstruction of police officers in the execution of duty, possession of offensive weapons, public brawl, assaulting police officers, contempt of court, and participating in unlawful assemblies (Passion Times)

02 Sep: 159 arrested over weekend, of which 16 were charged with rioting (HKFP, Asia Times).

02 Sep: 1,117 arrests since 9 June. (FB Ventus Lau of Neo Democrats, Asia Times)

31 Aug: Prince Edward Station, 63 persons, 54 for unlawful assembly, 7 additionally for possession of offensive weapon, 1 for not providing identification document on top of the two charges already mentioned, and finally 1 for unlawful assembly and possession of explosives (RTHK)

31 Aug: Causway Bay 500 Hennessey Road, 7 persons, aged 20 - 39, for rioting: (case no. WKCC3532-4/2019)

郭美均, 20, female, student

許智悦, 21, male, student

劉宇軒, 22, male, student

鄒昹霖, 23, male,

陳佐豪, 24, male, mover

金君卿, 33, male, businessman, claimed DPRK national

陳子揚, 39, male, builder

31 Aug: Wan Chai Southorn Stadium, 8 persons aged 18 - 42, for rioting: (case no.: WKCC3852/2019)

簡家康, 18, male

賴姵岐, 22, female, student

龔梓舜, 22, male, chef

余德穎, 23, male

莫嘉晴, 23, female

梁雁彬, 24, male

鐘嘉能, 26, male, programmer

陳虹秀, 42, female, social worker

31 Aug: Yau Tong Estate, two men aged 30 and 16, one woman aged 19, for possession of offensive weapons (HK01)

30 Aug: Various locations, 7 arrested (RTHK):

Joshua Wong (黃之鋒)

.Inciting others to participate in unauthorised assembly

.organising unauthorised assembly

.participating in an unauthorised assembly

Agnes Chow (周庭)

.Inciting others to participate in unauthorised assembly

.participating in an unauthorised assembly

Ivan Lam (林朗彥)

.Inciting others to participate in unauthorised assembly

Andy Chan (陳浩天)

.rioting

.assaulting a police officer

Cheng Chung-tai (鄭松泰)

.Conspiracy to effect criminal damage

Althea Suen (孫曉嵐)

.Conspiracy to destroy and damage property

.Entering or remaining within the precincts of the [LegCo] Chamber

Rick Hui (許銳宇)

.Obstruction of a police officer in the execution of duty

29 Aug: Sham Shui Po, 18 persons, of which 2 men (aged 20 - 41) and 1 woman (20 years old) were arrested and charged with rioting

26 Aug: LegCo, 3 men, aged 19, 20, and 29, for “entering or remaining in precincts of [the] Chamber” under the Legislative Council (Powers and Privileges) Ordinance, the 20-year-old man was also arrested on suspicion of criminal damage. The two others, 19 and 29, were also arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to criminal damage. (HKFP)

25 Aug: 29 men and 7 women, aged 12 to 48, arrested in Tsuen Wan for offences including unlawful assembly, possession of offensive weapon and assaulting police officers. (HKPF Press Release)

15 Aug: Police said in its press briefing that 748 people had been arrested in relation to the summer’s protests since June 9. 115 of them have been charged. (Hong Kong Free Press)

14 Aug: Tin Shui Wai, at least 8 arrested, including 2 men and 1 woman (source to be verified)

13 Aug: 5 people arrested at Hong Kong International Airport, for offences including unlawful assembly, possession of offensive weapons, assaulting police officers and breaching of the peace (HKPF Press Release)

10 Aug: 16 people arrested in Tsim Sha Tsui and Tai Wai, for unlawful assembly, possession of offensive weapon, assaulting a police officer and obstructing a police officer in the execution of duties. (HKPF Press Release)

6 Aug (Update on 5 Aug protest): 148 arrested, 95 men and 53 women aged between 13-63
for assualt on officers, illegal assembly, and possession of offensive weapons (Hong Kong Free Press)

5 Aug: Police say they have arrested 420 people in connection with the protests since 9 June, when they began. They included 379 men and 73 women. The youngest person arrested was 14 and the oldest was 76 years old. Plus, there has been 82 arrests today so far. (Hong Kong Free Press) Police numbers do not differentiate between protesters and anti-protesters (often, and perhaps correctly, abbreviated as "thugs"). 6 anti-protesters were arrested after the incident in Yuen Long on the 21st.

04 Aug: 2 foreigners arrested in Mong Kok, one from South Korea and another from the Philippines (SCMP) for illegal assembly, no charges have been filed at the time of reporting

03 Aug: Over 20 people arrested in Wong Tai Sin for offences including unlawful assembly and assault etc.

01 Aug: 8 arrested in Fo Tan, aged between 24 to 31, incl. Andy Chan Ho-Tin, on suspicion of possessing offensive weapons, possessing explosives without a licence and contravening the Pharmacy and Poisons Ordinance. Chan is the founder of the now-banned Hong Kong National Party (HKNP), which was the first society to be prohibited under the Societies Ordinance since the 1997 handover.

29 July (UPDATE on 27 Jul Yuen Long Protest): 14 arrested, including Max Chung Kin-ping, 39, march applicant, who was arrested after he attended RTHK forum at Victoria Park for illegal assembly (SCMP)

28 July: 49 arrested, 32 men and 17 women, aged between 16 and 41, of which 44 charged for rioting (SCMP)
Protests in Sai Ying Pun and Sheung Wan, for offences including unauthorised assembly and possession of offensive weapon

27 July: 11 arrested, aged between 18 and 68
Protests in Yuen Long district (afternoon), for offences including unlawful assembly, possession of offensive weapon, assaulting police officer and assault

21 July: No arrest yet. Masked mob violence against anti-extradition protestors in Yuen Long
Sheung Wan and Yuen Long, actively following up the two incidents in order to bring the offenders to justice

14 & 15 July: 47 arrested, 29 men and 18 women
Sha Tin, for offences including unlawful assembly, assaulting police officers, obstructing police officers and possession of offensive weapon

13 July: 2 arrested
Sheung Shui Station (10.30pm), man attempted to jump off a footbridge, was arrested for unlawful assembly, another arrested for non-payment of fine

8 July: 5 arrested
At junction of Nathan Road and Argyle Street (11pm), for assaulting a police officer and obstructing a police officer in the execution of duties

27 June: 1 arrested
Police Headquarters (6.45am), for assaulting police officer

12 June: 11 arrested
Lung Wo Road and Harcourt Road, for disorderly conduct in public place, unlawful assembly, assaulting police officers and other riot-related offences

10 June: 19 arrested, 17 men and 2 women aged between 19 and 34
LegCo Complex, for unlawful assembly and obstructing police officers.


I. Mong Kok Unrest case (See this article by the late-Lord Ashdown for more.)

Currently in prison

  1. 盧建民 Lo Kin Man(Sentenced to 7 years)

  2. 梁天琦 Edward Leung Tin Kei (Sentenced to 6 years; Retried and found not guilty of breach of the peace)

  3. 楊家倫 Yeung Ka Lun (Sentenced to 4 years 9 months)

  4. 莫嘉濤 Mok Ka To (Sentenced to 4 years and 3 months)

  5. 麥子晞 Mak Sze Hei (Sentenced to 3 years)

  6. 薛達榮 Sit Tat Wing(Sentenced to 3 years)

  7. 許嘉琪 Hui Ka Ki(Sentenced to 3 years)

  8. 鄧浩賢 Tang Ho Yin (Sentenced to 2 years 10 months)

  9. 何錦森 Ho Kam Sum Anthony (Sentenced to 3 years 9 months)

  10. 霍廷昊 Fok Ting Ho(Sentenced to 3 years and 8 months )

  11. 陳和祥 Chan Woo Cheong ( Sentenced to 3 years and 5 months)

  12. 鄧敬宗 Tang King Chung(Sentenced to 3 years and 6 months)

  13. 李卓軒 Lee Cheuk Hin(Sentenced to 2 years and 9 months)

  14. 林永旺 Lam Wing Wong(Sentenced to 3 years and 8 months)

  15. 葉梓豐 Yip Sze Fung(Sentenced to Training Center)

  16. 楊子軒 Yeung Sze Hin (Sentenced to Training Center)

  17. 羅浩彥 Law Ho Yin(Sentenced to 3 years )

  18. 連潤發 Lin Yun Fat(Sentenced to 3 years )

  19. 鍾志華 Chin Chi Wah ( Sentenced to 3 years )

  20. 黃家駒 Wong Ka Kui(Sentenced to 3 years and 6 months)

  21. 吳廷愷 Ng Ting Kai (Sentenced to 2 years 4 months)

  22. 容偉業 Yung Wai Yip (Sentenced to 3 years)

  23. 袁智駒 Yuen Chi Kui (Sentenced to 3 years)

Ongoing trials

  1. 畢慧芬 Pat Wai Fun (next hearing on 19 September 2019)

  2. 譚百熙 Tam Pak Hei (next hearing on 11 July 2019)

  3. 陳堯舜 Wong Kwok Fan (next hearing on 11 July 2019)

  4. 王國斌 Chan Sun Yiu (next hearing on 11 July 2019)

II. Umbrella Movement Occupy Mong Kok Contempt of Court case

Currently in prison

  1. 黃之鋒 Joshua Wong Chi Fung (Sentenced to 2 months following appeal on 16 May 2019)

III. Umbrella Movement Public Nuisance case

Currently in prison

  1. 戴耀廷 Benny Tai Yiu Ting (Sentenced to 1 year 4 months)

  2. 陳健民 Chan Kin Man (Sentenced to 1 year 4 months)

  3. 邵家臻 Shiu Ka Chun (Sentenced to 8 months)

  4. 鍾耀華 Eason Chung Yiu Wah (Sentenced to 8 months, suspended for 2 years)

  5. 李永達 Lee Wing Tat (Sentenced to 8 months, suspended for 2 years)

  6. 黃浩銘 Raphael Wong Ho Ming (Sentenced to 8 months)

Community Service / Suspended sentencing

  1. 朱耀明 Reverend Chu Yiu Ming (Sentenced to 1 year 4 months, suspended for 2 years)

  2. 張秀賢 Tommy Cheung Sau Yin (Sentenced to 200 hours of community service to be completed in a year)

  3. 陳淑莊 Tanya Chan Shuk Chong (Sentenced to 8 months, suspended for 2 years)

IV. 2016 Protest outside Beijing’s Liaison Office in Hong Kong against NPC’s interpretation of the Basic Law

Convicted awaiting sentencing (scheduled 11 September 2019)

  1. 吳文遠 Avery Ng Man Yuen

    • Inciting others to take part in unlawful assembly - Guilty

  2. 葉志衍 Sammy Ip Chi Hin

    • Taking part in unlawful assembly - Guilty

    • Obstructing a police officer in the execution of his duty - Guilty

  3. 陳文威 Chan Man Wai

    • Taking part in unlawful assembly - Guilty

  4. 盧德昌 Lo Tak Cheong

    • Taking part in unlawful assembly - Guilty

  5. 鄭沛倫 Cheng Pui Lun

    • Taking part in unlawful assembly - Guilty

  6. 周嘉發 Dickson Chau Ka Fat

    • Obstructing a police officer in the execution of his duty - Guilty

    • Assaulting police - Acquitted

  7. 周樹榮 Chow Shu Wing

    • Taking part in unlawful assembly - Acquitted

  8. 林淳軒 Derek Lam Shun Hin

    • Inciting others to take part in unlawful assembly - Guilty

V. Other case

Currently in prison

  1. 施恒 Sze Hang Tony (Sentenced to 2 years and 3 months)