Hong Kong Police Arrest Activists Over Social-Media Posts

HONG KONG—A newly formed national-security police squad arrested four students on Wednesday for alleged secessionist activities on social media, the first such swoop on opposition activists since China imposed the controversial national-security legislation four weeks ago.

Three men and a woman, ranging in age from 16 to 21 years old, were arrested at locations across the city, according to Li Kwai-wah, a senior superintendent of the newly established National Security Department. Those arrested were part of a group that made…

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