Hong Kong activist Tony Chung prosecuted under a national security law imposed by Beijing

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Hong Kong activist Tony Chung has been charged with secession. The teenager is the first public political figure to be prosecuted under a sweeping new national security law Beijing imposed on the city in June. The 19-year-old appeared in court two days after...
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Hong Kong activist Tony Chung has been charged with secession. The teenager is the first public political figure to be prosecuted under a sweeping new national...
on October 29, 2020 • WorldNews

Tony Chung, 19, had previously been a target of the authorities under the city’s new national security law.
on October 27, 2020 • NYTimes.com

Tony Chung was purportedly set to go to the consulate to make an asylum application when he was led away from a nearby coffee shop.
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