Pro-democracy activists Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam face sentencing next week after being detained.
Last year Wong was denied entry into Malaysia, where he was supposed to speak about democracy.
Thousands of police are on the streets and pavements have reportedly been glued down as authorities brace for protests during the rare visit by a senior Chinese official.
A 22-year-old activist was arrested after the violent “Fishball Revolution” protests which took place on the Lunar New Year.
Lunar New Year celebrations in Hong Kong descended into chaos in the early hours of Tuesday morning as street food vendors clashed violently with police, culminating in gunshots fired by officers.
The British Army of the 1980s was willing to control riots by shooting people.
A list compiled by a China-based activist and seen by VICE News names 124 people who have been taken from their homes, offices, or hotel rooms, and questioned or detained by police since Thursday.
Lawmakers will begin debate and vote on proposed legislative reforms, which would see candidates for the Chief Executive position vetted by a Beijing selection committee.
This weekend, a man was jailed for getting all kinds of fucked up, borrowing his friend's special constable uniform and going "on patrol" around County Durham.
Coming soon: VICE News returned to Hong Kong near the end of 2014 to check in on protesters, and witnessed the final days of the Umbrella Movement’s pro-democracy demonstrations.
As Chief Secretary Carrie Lam announced a second round of public consultations, 23 Hong Kong lawmakers hoisted umbrellas and marched out of the legislative chamber.