Hong Kong: Court convicts 7 men over Yuen Long attack
24 July 2021 | 8:48 am
A judge sentenced seven men to jail over their "indiscriminate" attack on pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong two years ago. This was the first conviction over the beatings that refueled protests in the city.
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Hong Kong has undergone dramatic changes since the imposition of the national security law in the summer of 2020. Many pro-democracy politicians and activists have been arrested.
The country's top court ordered the government to extend a deadline for citizens to swap old bills for new ones. A judge said the president had behaved like a "dictator" in his rush to carry out the banknote redesign.
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Police say a search continues for German tourist Nick Frischke who went missing while hiking in South Africa. On Monday five suspects appeared in court in relation to the disappearance.
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