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Hong Kong pop star arrested

Popular Hong Kong singer Anthony Wong is facing backlash for a performance at an election rally three years ago. The artist was arrested by China’s anti-corruption authority on Monday for performing at an event hosted by pro-democracy candidate Au Nok Hin in 2018. The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) called it a “corrupt conduct and a serious offense” because Wong is said to have violated election requirements. Au Nok Hin was also arrested on the same charge and are both due to appear in court on Thursday.

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