Hong Kong man guilty in first national security law trial – BBC News

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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.

Beijing insists that the widely criticised law, which was introduced after a series of mass pro-democracy protests in 2019, is needed to bring stability to the city.

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