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Hong Kong protests: prosecutors admit no evidence six men on trial over Yuen Long attack were the organisers

Prosecutors have acknowledged that an attack at a rail station in northern Hong Kong during 2019’s anti-government protests was initiated by a white-clad mob, but they have no evidence that six men on trial were the organisers.The admission was made after District Judge Eddie Yip Chor-man demanded prosecutors clarify who sparked the assault on commuters and protesters, many of whom were dressed in black, on July 21 that year.“The white-shirted,” replied senior assistant director of public…


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