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First national security trial in Hong Kong begins as activist pleads not guilty

Hong Kong’s first-ever trial under the controversial, Beijing-imposed national security law has begun. Prosecutors opened the case by quoting a history scholar as saying the “Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our times” slogan was used with an intention to separate the city from China. Defendant Tong Ying-kit, 24, appeared on Wednesday in front of High […]