The court heard that the defendant had also called for residents to resist the city’s anti-epidemic restrictions and insulted the Chinese flag. Photo: Dickson Lee
The court heard that the defendant had also called for residents to resist the city’s anti-epidemic restrictions and insulted the Chinese flag. Photo: Dickson Lee

Court convicts Hong Kong man of sedition over social media posts including footage of anthem blunder at overseas rugby match

  • Courier Wong Chun-kit reposted footage of anthem blunder with text praising mix-up, with prosecutors telling court such acts could encourage others to flout law
  • Separately, former bank employee receives eight months in jail for publishing 37 seditious statements on LIHKG, including posts describing China as a terrorist country

The court heard that the defendant had also called for residents to resist the city’s anti-epidemic restrictions and insulted the Chinese flag. Photo: Dickson Lee
The court heard that the defendant had also called for residents to resist the city’s anti-epidemic restrictions and insulted the Chinese flag. Photo: Dickson Lee
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