First protesters, a student and an unemployed woman, charged under Hong Kong’s anti-mask law granted bail
The City University student and woman, 38 appeared in court on Monday after being charged with violating the new controversial anti-mask law after they were arrested on Kai Tin Road in Lam Tin in Kowloon early on Saturday morning, covering their faces at demonstration soon after ban introduced.
The two were released on bail, but have to abide by a curfew and cannot leave Hong Kong. About 100 people turned up at the Eastern Magistrates’ Courts in support, some wearing masks and dressed in black. The case was adjourned to November 18.