Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Protestor Sentenced To 9 Years In First Trial Under The National Security Law
A Hong Kong pro-democracy protestor was sentenced to nine years in prison in the first prosecution under the country’s new national security law, the Associated Press reported.
Tong Ying-ki was convicted Tuesday on charges of inciting secession and terrorism for reportedly driving his motorcycle into a group of police officers with a flag donning the banned slogan, “Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our times” at a July rally in 2020, the AP reported.
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