Hong Kong security law: verdict expected in first ever trial

  Tong Ying-kit case seen as a departure from Hong Kong’s common law traditions, with accused denied bail and a jury trial Three Hong Kong judges are expected to deliver a verdict on Tuesday in the first trial ofa person charged under the national security law , a landmark case with implications on how the legislation reshapes the city’s common law traditions. Former waiter Tong Ying-kit, 24, has pleaded not guilty to charges of terrorism and inciting secession, as well as an alternative charge of dangerous driving causing grievous bodily harm. The acts he is accused of allegedly occurred on 1 July 2020 shortly after the law was enacted. Continue reading... .. Full story on theguardian.com 

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