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Henry Litton
Opinion

Opinion

Henry Litton

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists were jailed on sound legal grounds, not Beijing’s orders

  • The judge who found them guilty of organising and being involved in an unlawful assembly acted with meticulous care and based her judgment on irrefutable evidence
  • The idea that Beijing practised ‘ruthless oppression’ on Hong Kong through the court proceedings is nonsense

Illustration: Craig Stephens Illustration: Craig Stephens
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Henry Litton

Henry Litton

Henry Litton is a retired Court of Final Appeal judge and author of "Is the Hong Kong Judiciary Sleepwalking to 2047?".