Hundreds of opposition supporters arrived outside West Kowloon Court on Monday morning hoping for a seat at the hearing. Photo: Nora Tam Hundreds of opposition supporters arrived outside West Kowloon Court on Monday morning hoping for a seat at the hearing. Photo: Nora Tam
Hundreds of opposition supporters arrived outside West Kowloon Court on Monday morning hoping for a seat at the hearing. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong national security law: defence slams ‘draconian’ case against 47 opposition figures – but proceedings halted after defendant faints

  • Defendant Clarisse Yeung Suet-ying fainted at around 1.45am, after more than nine hours in court – the hearing will resume on Tuesday morning
  • The charges, connected to a July election primary, mark the largest prosecutions yet under the Beijing-imposed legislation

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Hundreds of opposition supporters arrived outside West Kowloon Court on Monday morning hoping for a seat at the hearing. Photo: Nora Tam Hundreds of opposition supporters arrived outside West Kowloon Court on Monday morning hoping for a seat at the hearing. Photo: Nora Tam
Hundreds of opposition supporters arrived outside West Kowloon Court on Monday morning hoping for a seat at the hearing. Photo: Nora Tam
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