Hong Kong judge explains bail decisions in city’s largest national security law case involving 47 politicians and activists

Apr 1, 2021 | INVESTING

A judge has explained a court’s reasoning in granting and denying bail to some of the 47 defendants charged in Hong Kong’s largest crackdown under the national security law. Madam Justice Esther Toh Lye-ping on Thursday laid out why former Democratic Party lawmaker Helena Wong Pik-wan, and opposition district councillor Cheng Tat-hung, overcame the law’s stringent bail test, while another councillor, Ng Kin-wai, had his bail revoked.The trio were brought before Toh, a judge designated to handle…

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