Court remands pair over ‘seditious sheep books’

A national security judge on Friday remanded two people in custody after they were brought to court over allegedly seditious children's books featuring talking sheep. Lai Man-ling, 25, chairwoman of the General Union of Hong Kong Speech Therapists, and Melody Yeung, 27, the union’s vice-chairwoman, are charged with conspiracy to...

Four ex-Apple Daily staff charged under security law

Police late on Wednesday officially charged four people, all connected to the defunct Apple Daily newspaper, with conspiracy to collude with foreign forces under the national security law. The four, aged 51 to 57, will all appear before West Kowloon Court for mention on Thursday morning. It's understood the four...

Three more charged over alleged terrorism plot

Police on Tuesday charged three more people with conspiracy to commit terrorist activities over an alleged bomb plot, in connection with the case involving the suspected pro-independence group, “Returning Valiant”. Police arrested nine people last week and five more on Monday. Three of those arrested last week, all of them...

Student denied bail again over sedition charge

West Kowloon Court has, for the second time in a week, refused to grant bail to a 17-year-old student, who is charged with conspiracy to publish and distribute seditious materials. Wong Chun-wai is accused of conspiracy to print, publish, distribute, display or reproduce seditious publications between May and December last...

Woman, boy denied bail over ‘seditious leaflets’

A woman and a boy were remanded in custody on Tuesday after appearing in West Kowloon Court accused of handling out leaflets promoting Hong Kong independence. Chloe Cho, a 45-year-old clerk, and student Wong Chun-wai, 17, are charged with conspiring to produce and distribute seditious publications last year. Police said...

Democratic Party pair hit with contempt charges

2021-04-10 HKT 01:55" title="The pair are due to appear at Eastern Magistrates. File photo: RTHK"> The pair are due to appear at Eastern Magistrates. File photo: RTHK The Democratic Party says two of its former lawmakers were charged on Friday with contempt under the Legislative Council (Powers and Privileges) Ordinance....

Pepper gun defendant now a national security suspect

2021-04-08 HKT 16:10" title="Lui Sai-yu has been held in custody since last September. File photo: RTHK"> Lui Sai-yu has been held in custody since last September. File photo: RTHK Damon Pang reports A university student accused of possessing a pepper ball gun has now also been charged with violating the...

Radio host denied bail in sedition case

2021-02-10 HKT 17:33" title="Wan Yiu-sing is charged with four counts of acting with a seditious intention."> Wan Yiu-sing is charged with four counts of acting with a seditious intention. The West Kowloon Magistracy on Wednesday denied bail to a radio host accused of acting with seditious intent. Chief magistrate Victor...