Hong Kong journalist Bao Choy appeals conviction over accessing public data for documentary
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Hong Kong Free Press

Hong Kong journalist Bao Choy has filed an appeal against a magistrate’s decision to convict her after she accessed public records to investigate police behaviour during the “7.21” mob attack on Yuen Long MTR station – one of the most controversial incidents of the 2019 protests. See also: Interview: Hong Kong’s ‘fragile’ freedoms had never taken root, says journalist Bao Choy Her conviction last month for submitting “misleading information” to get access to the owner data of particular car number plates raised alarm bells over the prospects for journalists in the city. The conviction was cond…

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