National security law: historian to argue Hong Kong protest slogan incites separatism in first trial under Beijing-imposed legislation

Mar 30, 2021 | INVESTING

A pro-government historian is set to appear for the prosecution in the first trial under Hong Kong’s national security law, arguing a popular protest slogan displayed by the defendant incites others to commit separatist acts.The High Court on Tuesday heard that Lingnan University vice-president Lau Chi-pang would give evidence on what he called the criminal nature of the “Liberate Hong Kong; revolution of our times” slogan during the June 23 trial of Tong Ying-kit.Tong, 24, has been charged…

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