Police in Hong Kong arrest 14 activists amid autonomy warnings

China office says that city’s right to self-rule is ‘authorised by the central government’ Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Hong Kong police have arrested 14 high-profile democracy activists on charges of illegal assembly. The arrests took place just hours after China’s top representative office in the semi-autonomous city declared it is not bound by Hong Kong’s constitutional restrictions that bar Chinese government from interfering in local affairs. Continue reading...