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Hong Kong’s top court rules ‘joint enterprise’ not applicable to rioting and unlawful assembly cases

Hong Kong’s top court has ruled that the city’s prosecutors cannot indict people who are not physically present at a riot or an unlawful assembly as principal offenders using the common law principle of “joint enterprise.” However, they may still be held liable for “secondary and inchoate offences.” The Court of Final Appeal on Thursday […]