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Jail sentence in first Hong Kong security law case

The first guilty verdict under the National Security Act was followed by a harsh jail sentence at the end of last week. A Hong Kong court nine-year prison sentenced a young Tong Ying-kit to nine years in prison after crashing his motorcycle into a group of police officers, leaving three people injured. Because a flag reading “Liberate Hong Kong, Revolution of our times” was mounted on his motorcycle during the rampage, prosecutors deemed the attack an incitement to secession and an act of terrorism. The Court agreed with the reasoning.

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