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First person charged under Hong Kong security law goes to trial – without a jury


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The trial of the first person to be charged under a controversial national security law gets underway in Hong Kong today – and there will be no jury present. The national security law was imposed by Beijing last year, following huge pro-democracy protests. It signifies a landmark change in Hong Kong’s political and legal landscape and has been slammed by many foreign governments, who accuse China of breaking the, “1 country, 2 systems” undertaking given at the time of Hong Kong’s 1997 handover from Britain. According to a Bangkok Post report, 24 year old Tong Ying-kit was arrested a day […]

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