Tong Ying-kit is the first person to be charged under the national security law. Photo: SCMP Tong Ying-kit is the first person to be charged under the national security law. Photo: SCMP
Tong Ying-kit is the first person to be charged under the national security law. Photo: SCMP

Hong Kong national security law: public court appearance for first person charged under legislation part of ‘open justice’, say prosecutors

  • Tong Ying-kit is first person to be tried in city under new legislation
  • His rare pretrial hearing in open court comes ahead of his case being heard without a jury

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Tong Ying-kit is the first person to be charged under the national security law. Photo: SCMP Tong Ying-kit is the first person to be charged under the national security law. Photo: SCMP
Tong Ying-kit is the first person to be charged under the national security law. Photo: SCMP
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