Helena Wong ‘voted for gov’t motions’: Judiciary reveals how Hong Kong democrat got bail under security law

The Hong Kong judiciary on Thursday released a judge’s written reasons for granting bail to two of the 47 democrats facing national security charges but refusing another applicant. Former lawmaker Helena Wong and District Councillor Tat Cheng were released three weeks ago, after High Court Judge Esther Toh rejected the prosecution’s challenge against a lower court’s decision to grant them bail. But Toh upheld the prosecution’s appeal against the granting of bail to District Councillor Ng Kin-wai. ‘Risk to re-offend’The 47 democrats are accused of conspiracy to commit subversion under the natio…

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