There were mass protests in Hong Kong on July 1 last year against the imposition of the Beijing-decreed national security law a day earlier. Photo: Sam Tsang There were mass protests in Hong Kong on July 1 last year against the imposition of the Beijing-decreed national security law a day earlier. Photo: Sam Tsang
There were mass protests in Hong Kong on July 1 last year against the imposition of the Beijing-decreed national security law a day earlier. Photo: Sam Tsang

First trial of a defendant charged under Hong Kong’s national security law ‘to proceed without a jury’

  • Tong Ying-kit is accused of riding a motorcycle carrying a ‘separatist’ banner into police officers at a July 1 protest last year
  • Three judges will try the 23-year-old in the absence of a jury under a security law provision invoked by the city’s justice secretary, source says

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
There were mass protests in Hong Kong on July 1 last year against the imposition of the Beijing-decreed national security law a day earlier. Photo: Sam Tsang There were mass protests in Hong Kong on July 1 last year against the imposition of the Beijing-decreed national security law a day earlier. Photo: Sam Tsang
There were mass protests in Hong Kong on July 1 last year against the imposition of the Beijing-decreed national security law a day earlier. Photo: Sam Tsang
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