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Hong Kong protests: second mega court for clearing backlog of cases to accommodate 250 people

A second mega court aimed at clearing a backlog of cases arising from the anti-government protests in Hong Kong two years ago will accommodate up to 250 people and be available for use in mid-2023.The judiciary on Wednesday said the new single-court facility at the District Court building in Wan Chai Tower would help judges process 249 pending criminal trials, many of which were connected with the social unrest and involved a large number of defendants and lawyers.The mega court, announced by…


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