In Hong Kong, a protest banner is ‘a national security threat’

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 4:41pm

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The first person to be tried under Hong Kong's draconian national security law faces life in prison after being found guilty of unfurling a banner and driving into a group of police officers. Chris Yeung, the former chair of the Hong Kong Journalists Association, tells The World’s Marco Werman that the verdict is another sign that the island’s judiciary is no longer independent.