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Hong Kong: First person charged under national security law found guilty

BBC News

July 27, 2021

The first person to be charged under Hong Kong’s controversial national security law has been found guilty in a landmark ruling.

Tong Ying-kit was convicted of inciting secession and terrorism after riding a motorbike into police and flying a flag calling for Hong Kong’s “liberation”.

More than 100 people have been arrested under the law since it came into force in 2019.

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