BERLIN (Pakistan Point News / Sputnik - 16th November, 2019) Two Germans were arrested in Hong Kong on Friday, the German Foreign Office told Sputnik, as hundreds of anti-government protesters continued to rally in the autonomous Chinese city.
The two are believed to be exchange students, the Bild tabloid said, reportedly studying at Lingnan University. The protesters have recently been blocking campuses across the city.
Hong Kong police have confirmed their arrest, according to the city's RTHK broadcaster. They indicated that the Germans, aged 22 and 23, were detained for "unlawful assembly" and defying the ban on wearing masks.