Hong Kong nabs harmonica player for sedition at Queen Elizabeth II vigil


People leave flowers outside the British consulate in Hong Kong following the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, on September 12. Police say a man who played a harmonica to the crowd there was arrested for sedition. – EPA pic, September 20, 2022. 

A HONG Kong man who played a harmonica to a crowd outside the British consulate during Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral was arrested for sedition, police and local media said today.

Crowds of Hong Kong people have queued to pay tribute to Britain’s late monarch this week, some expressing nostalgia for the city’s colonial past at a time when Beijing is seeking to purge dissent.


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