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Hong Kong 47: Democrats saw legislative majority as ‘lethal constitutional weapon,’ prosecutors argue

Seizing a controlling majority in Hong Kong’s legislature was seen as a potential “lethal constitutional weapon” against the government, prosecutors argued in a high-profile national security case involving 47 pro-democracy figures. The closely-watched trial of 16 Hong Kong democrats who denied the charge of conspiracy to commit subversion began on Monday, almost two years after […]