Former Stand News chief editors Chung Pui-kuen (left) and Patrick Lam leave the District Court on Monday. Photo: Brian Wong
Former Stand News chief editors Chung Pui-kuen (left) and Patrick Lam leave the District Court on Monday. Photo: Brian Wong

Fair trial for Stand News editors made impossible after evidence destroyed, Hong Kong court hears

  • Force’s National Security Department documented 587 reports from news site, but only sought prosecutors’ advice on 30 before dispensing with rest, court told
  • Former editors-in-chief Chung Pui-kuen and Patrick Lam face charge of conspiracy to publish and reproduce seditious publications

Former Stand News chief editors Chung Pui-kuen (left) and Patrick Lam leave the District Court on Monday. Photo: Brian Wong
Former Stand News chief editors Chung Pui-kuen (left) and Patrick Lam leave the District Court on Monday. Photo: Brian Wong
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