Man found guilty in Hong Kong’s first national security law trial

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A 24-year-old former restaurant worker has been found guilty of secession and terrorism charges in Hong Kong’s first case to be tried under the Beijing-imposed national security law. Leon Tong Ying-kit was found guilty of incitement to commit secession and terrorism on July 27, 2021. Tong had ridden his motorcycle into a group of police officers while carrying a flag calling for Hong Kong’s “liberation” on July 1, 2020.

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