With 47 charged, every prominent Hong Kong activist is now either in jail or in exile

Crowds gathered outside West Kowloon district court on March 1, 2021. Image by The Stand News, used with permission. Hundreds protested outside a district court in West Kowloon in Hong Kong on March 1 where 47 pro-democracy activists were charged with “conspiracy to subvert the state power” under the National Security Law (NSL). The charge relates to the activists’ organization of a primary poll for pro-democracy parties last July in the lead-up to the Legislative Council elections, which the Hong Kong government later postponed. They 47 will face a maximum penalty of life in prison. During th…

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