Tony Chung: Hong Kong activist detained near US consulate charged


A student. Pro democracy protester in Hong Kong denied bail following his arrest by Chinese authorities. On Tuesday, Tony Cheung was arrested in a Hong Kong coffee shop across the road from the United States consulate. According to other activists, he was hoping to enter the consulate in orderto ask for political asylum. Today. He appeared in court on charges relating to the city's draconian state Security law and was denied bail, is accused of conspiracy to publish seditious material. Secession and money laundering. Former later of a small activist group known as student Localism, will be held in custody until his next court appearance in January.

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