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Mong Kok unrest: Court agrees to request to withdraw riot charges against 10 defendants

The Kowloon Magistrates’ Court has agreed to a prosecution request to drop riot charges against ten of the defendants involved in the protests that broke out in Mong Kok over the government’s clearing of street hawkers in February. The ten defendants include a member of the now-defunct Scholarism organisation, Derek Lam Shun-hin, the University of Hong Kong […]