Hong Kong protests: Jimmy Lai and six ex-lawmakers convicted over unauthorised 2019 march

Apr 1, 2021 | INVESTING

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai Chee-ying and six former opposition lawmakers have been convicted of organising and taking part in an unauthorised anti-government protest in 2019.District Judge Amanda Woodcock on Thursday rejected the defence argument that the prosecution was unconstitutional to find all the defendants guilty of both charges following a four-week trial centering on an illegal August 18 march during the 2019 social unrest.Prosecutors accused the seven of turning an approved…

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