Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong Confirms Arrest at Airport

(Bloomberg) -- Prominent Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong was arrested on Sunday at the city’s airport for breaching bail conditions, he said in a statement through his legal representative.

Wong said he was being held in custody and that he expected to be released after a hearing on Monday.

His detention was earlier reported by Hong Kong-based Chinese-language Apple Daily.

Wong was among several Hong Kong activists arrested in late August in a crackdown on protest leaders, and was released on bail shortly after his detention. Wong traveled to Taiwan last week to meet with President Tsai Ing-wen’s ruling party.

A spokesman for the Hong Kong police said he cannot comment immediately.

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