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Hong Kong Dep’t of Justice appeals after 8 acquitted of rioting during 2019 Wan Chai protest

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has confirmed it has appealed against the acquittal of seven people accused of rioting during a pro-democracy protest in Wan Chai last year. The department said Monday it would also appeal against the court’s decision to withdraw charges against an eighth defendant — social worker Jackie Chen — who was […]