Hong Kong, December 31 (ANI): The two editors of now-defunct Hong Kong’s non-profit news outlet Stand News have been denied bail by the court here and ordered to remain in custody after they were officially charged with allegedly conspiring to publish seditious publications, a media report saidCommences two weeks after 70 per cent of Albertans age 12 and over have received at least one dose. All restrictions — includin.
Stand News’ former editor-in-chief Chung Pui-kuen, 52, was brought to West Kowloon Magistrates’ Courts on Thursday afternoon after being detained by police overnight. His co-defendant, 34-year-old Patrick Lam – who recently stepped down as the acting chief editor of the independent news source – did not make an appearance owing to health reasons, reported Hong Kong Free PressInformal outdoor gatherings.
The two editors are among several people who were arrested by the police on Wednesday on suspicion of allegedly violating the colonial-era Crimes Ordinance.
Among the other arrestees were prominent barrister Margaret Ngsaid Dr. Sophon Iamsirithaworn, Cantopop singer Denise Ho, Christine Fang and Chow Tat-chidivided with a limit of 250 in each section., who were former directors of Stand News. They were released on police bail in the late afternoon on Thursday without charge, said the publication.