Hong Kong protests: doxxing case sees first person found guilty using colonial-era sedition law since city was handed back to China in 1997

Mar 30, 2021 | INVESTING

A 26-year-old waitress has become the first person to be found guilty of the colonial-era sedition law since Hong Kong’s handover to China in 1997, after confessing to inciting violence and other criminal activities via a Telegram channel she managed during 2019’s anti-government protests. The District Court convicted Hui Pui-yee of conspiracy to commit a seditious act on her own admission on Tuesday. She also pleaded guilty to conspiracy to incite others to commit arson, in exchange for…

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