National security law defendant Tong Ying-kit appears at West Kowloon Court earlier this month. Photo: Felix Wong National security law defendant Tong Ying-kit appears at West Kowloon Court earlier this month. Photo: Felix Wong
National security law defendant Tong Ying-kit appears at West Kowloon Court earlier this month. Photo: Felix Wong

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National security law: what you need to know about Hong Kong’s first trial under Beijing-imposed legislation

  • The first-ever trial involving the Beijing-imposed law has ended with a 24-year-old sentenced to nine years’ jail for terrorism and secession
  • The Post recaps what the case was about, how it went and whether the contours of the sweeping legislation have become any clearer one year on

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
National security law defendant Tong Ying-kit appears at West Kowloon Court earlier this month. Photo: Felix Wong National security law defendant Tong Ying-kit appears at West Kowloon Court earlier this month. Photo: Felix Wong
National security law defendant Tong Ying-kit appears at West Kowloon Court earlier this month. Photo: Felix Wong
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