Hong Kong protests: judge rules insulting city’s government ‘a challenge to Beijing’s authority’ as ex-radio host Tam Tak-chi found guilty under sedition law

Mar 2, 2022 | INVESTING

Insulting or verbally abusing the Hong Kong government amounts to a challenge against Beijing’s authority, a judge has ruled in finding an opposition activist guilty of 11 charges in the city’s first sedition trial since its return to Chinese rule in 1997.District Court Judge Stanley Chan Kwong-chi, handpicked by the city’s leader to oversee national security proceedings, on Wednesday upheld the constitutionality of sedition offences under the Crimes Ordinance, saying they were compatible with…

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