Tong Ying-kit heads to a court appearance last month at West Kowloon. Photo: Felix Wong Tong Ying-kit heads to a court appearance last month at West Kowloon. Photo: Felix Wong
Tong Ying-kit heads to a court appearance last month at West Kowloon. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong court denies bail to first defendant charged under national security law without considering new test created under Article 42

  • Conventional risk factors enough to justify denying bail to Tong Ying-kit, rules Justice Alex Lee, who nonetheless clarifies court’s interpretation of new article
  • Judge makes rare decision to allow reports on bail judgment after application made by several media outlets

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Tong Ying-kit heads to a court appearance last month at West Kowloon. Photo: Felix Wong Tong Ying-kit heads to a court appearance last month at West Kowloon. Photo: Felix Wong
Tong Ying-kit heads to a court appearance last month at West Kowloon. Photo: Felix Wong
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