Yeung Ching-kei

The lead opinion writer for Apple Daily, Yeung has written over 800 editorials and opinion pieces in which he has criticized government crackdowns on dissent. On June 23, 2021,… More

Fung Wai-kong

Apple Daily editorial writer Fung was arrested at the airport on June 27, 2021, while reportedly en route to the U.K. He was released after two days of detention… More

Law Chow Wong

Joshua Wong, Alex Chow, and Nathan Law | Status: Imprisoned | China/Hong Kong

Joshua Wong, Alex Chow, and Nathan Law are three prominent student activists who played a leading role in the 2014 Occupy Central Movement in Hong Kong. More

Jimmy Lai

Jimmy Lai

Apple Daily publisher Lai was arrested on August 10, 2020 for violating Hong Kong’s national security law. Released on bail a month later, Lai was soon targeted in a… More

Dan Garrett

On September 26, 2019, Garrett, a photographer, author, and academic, was barred entry to Hong Kong for unspecified “immigration reasons” after having testified to the U.S. Congressional-Executive Commission on… More

Writers at Risk Database

Benny Tai Yiu-ting

Tai, a legal scholar and leader of the pro-democracy movement Occupy Central, was convicted on public nuisance charges and sentenced to 16 months in prison in April 2019 but… More

Writers at Risk Database

Chan Kin-Man

Chan is a sociologist and leader of the pro-democracy movement Occupy Central. He was convicted on public nuisance charges and sentenced to 16 months in prison in April 2019.… More

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