First person charged under Hong Kong national security law found guilty on two charges

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By Jessie Yeung and Chermaine Lee, CNN

Tong Ying-kit, 24, was recovered blameworthy of coercion and inciting secession connected Tuesday, becoming the archetypal idiosyncratic convicted nether Hong Kong’s sweeping nationalist information law.

The three-judge sheet astatine the High Court recovered Tong blameworthy of driving his motorcycle into a radical of constabulary officers, injuring three, portion carrying a ample banner emblazoned with a fashionable anti-government protestation slogan, connected July 1, 2020, conscionable a time aft the nationalist information instrumentality was imposed.

Tong faces a maximum punishment of beingness imprisonment implicit the charges.

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