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First Hong Kong activist jailed under national security law drops appeal in ‘surprise’ move

Hong Kong activist Tong Ying-kit, the first person jailed under the national security law for inciting secession and committing terrorist acts, has withdrawn his appeal against his conviction and nine-year sentence. Tong’s former legal representative, Senior Counsel Clive Grossman, told HKFP on Thursday that the 24-year-old had decided not to pursue the legal challenge “a […]