Well-Known Activist Edward Leung Released in Hong Kong After Four Years

Edward Leung, the 30-year-old activist and supporter of Hong Kong’s independence, has been released after four years in prison.


The authorities announced this on Wednesday morning.

Leung was a rising star within the Hong Kong protest movement. In 2018, however, he ended up in jail for assaulting the police during a demonstration in 2016.

His activism was one of the foundations of the protest movement that was brutally crushed in 2019.

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