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National security law: Hong Kong judge rules that subversion defendant without international connections posed no flight risk

A Hong Kong judge who granted bail to an activist hospital worker accused of breaking the national security law has observed there is no evidence that the defendant “ever had an international connection”.Madam Justice Esther Toh Lye-ping of the High Court on Tuesday gave a brief explanation of why she was satisfied that Winnie Yu Wai-ming, who was charged over her role in an unofficial primary election last year, would neither be a flight risk nor commit acts endangering national security.At…


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