Hong Kong Protests
Taking part in an unlawful assembly or a riot in Hong Kong can result in a maximum sentence of up to 10 years imprisonment.
Police in Hong Kong have been strongly criticised for the violent arrest of a young girl who was caught in protests while buying school supplies.Hong Kong withdrew an extradition bill that started the protests in 2019 but anti-government demonstrations continue.
Such a move has long been under consideration but was hastened by months of anti-government protests last year.
The young fan's bait-and-switch move at the Lakers-Clippers game was genius as demonstrators had their say amid NBA tensions with China over free speech.
Pulling the bill met one of the five demands made by pro-democracy protesters.
Protesters slammed the NBA for caving to China.
Apple is facing blowback for deleting an app used by pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.
The mask ban applies to all public gatherings, both unauthorized and those approved by police.
Police said Tsang Chi-kin, 18, will be charged for attacking cops. Thousands have rallied in support of the teen and have called for police accountability.
Members of a pro-democracy group were granted bail Friday, but authorities in Hong Kong are continuing their ban on non-authorized rallies.