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National security law: surprise U-turn as Hong Kong prosecutors drop challenge to four defendants receiving bail in case of 47 opposition activists

Hong Kong prosecutors have made a surprise U-turn and withdrawn their challenge against four of the 15 defendants granted bail in the case of 47 opposition figures charged under the national security law over their involvement in an non-official primary election, the Post has learned.A magistrate had allowed bail for the 15 late on Thursday after a marathon court session that had run since Monday in the city’s biggest national security case to date.The four defendants are barrister Lawrence Lau…


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