Supporters of the 47 former opposition lawmakers and activists gather and chant slogans outside the West Kowloon Court on Monday. Photo: Nora Tam
Supporters of the 47 former opposition lawmakers and activists gather and chant slogans outside the West Kowloon Court on Monday. Photo: Nora Tam

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Hong Kong national security law: election bans, travel curbs, and more time in jail. What future awaits city’s opposition with 47 defendants charged in biggest case yet?

  • Fifteen of the group were granted bail but remain in custody after prosecutors appealed decision
  • Unprecedented length of court proceedings generated attention at home and abroad, and full implications of cases are unknown

Supporters of the 47 former opposition lawmakers and activists gather and chant slogans outside the West Kowloon Court on Monday. Photo: Nora Tam
Supporters of the 47 former opposition lawmakers and activists gather and chant slogans outside the West Kowloon Court on Monday. Photo: Nora Tam
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