Hong Kong protests: prosecutors urge court to proceed with trial of student in her absence, after she fled city following arrest, but judge questions fairness

Apr 20, 2021 | INVESTING

Hong Kong prosecutors have asked a court to proceed with the trial of a university student in her absence, after she fled the city following her arrest in a 2019 anti-government protest, but the presiding judge has questioned if this will violate the defendant’s right to a fair proceeding.The prosecution on Tuesday requested that the District Court determine Wong Ting-tao’s involvement in a violent stand-off between protesters and police at Chinese University (CUHK) on November 12, 2019, at a…

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