Opposition activists (from left) Yeung Sum, Lee Cheuk-yan, “Long Hair” Leung Kwok-hung, Jimmy Lai, Cyd Ho, Richard Tsoi and Leung Yiu-chung outside West Kowloon Court on Wednesday. Photo: Dickson LeeOpposition activists (from left) Yeung Sum, Lee Cheuk-yan, “Long Hair” Leung Kwok-hung, Jimmy Lai, Cyd Ho, Richard Tsoi and Leung Yiu-chung outside West Kowloon Court on Wednesday. Photo: Dickson Lee
Opposition activists (from left) Yeung Sum, Lee Cheuk-yan, “Long Hair” Leung Kwok-hung, Jimmy Lai, Cyd Ho, Richard Tsoi and Leung Yiu-chung outside West Kowloon Court on Wednesday. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong protests: opposition activists facing range of criminal charges drop legal challenge against court switch

  • Group including media tycoon Jimmy Lai had considered judicial review against decision to move trial to District Court
  • New venue means 15 defendants face tougher sentences if convicted
Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Opposition activists (from left) Yeung Sum, Lee Cheuk-yan, “Long Hair” Leung Kwok-hung, Jimmy Lai, Cyd Ho, Richard Tsoi and Leung Yiu-chung outside West Kowloon Court on Wednesday. Photo: Dickson LeeOpposition activists (from left) Yeung Sum, Lee Cheuk-yan, “Long Hair” Leung Kwok-hung, Jimmy Lai, Cyd Ho, Richard Tsoi and Leung Yiu-chung outside West Kowloon Court on Wednesday. Photo: Dickson Lee
Opposition activists (from left) Yeung Sum, Lee Cheuk-yan, “Long Hair” Leung Kwok-hung, Jimmy Lai, Cyd Ho, Richard Tsoi and Leung Yiu-chung outside West Kowloon Court on Wednesday. Photo: Dickson Lee
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