Student activist Lau Hong says he is being politically persecuted after a High Court judge rejected Department of Justice arguments he faces a retrial. Photo: Chris Lau

Hong Kong judge rejects retrial of teenage independence activist Lau Hong, cleared of air pistol charge relating to Admiralty protest

  • Prosecutors argued Hong’s political stance bolstered case for second trial over offence allegedly committed when a schoolboy in 2017
  • The 17-year-old, whose conviction was quashed, says he is a victim of ‘political persecution’
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Student activist Lau Hong says he is being politically persecuted after a High Court judge rejected Department of Justice arguments he faces a retrial. Photo: Chris Lau
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