【Bail Denied for Former Studentlocalism Convener Tony Chung Hon-lam, He Will Remained Detained Until Next Hearing on 7th January 2021】
Former Studentlocalism convener Tony Chung Hon-lam was denied bail after being arrested on 27th October for violating National Security Law Article 21. His case was heard at 9:30am today in West Kowloon Magistrate’s Court.
Tony Chung has been officially charged of one instance of “secession”, one instance of “conspiracy to publishing seditious publication”, and two instances of “money laundering”.
Chung applied for bail, the persecutors opposed, Chief Magistrate Victor So Wai-tak denied his bail after listening to statements. Tony Chung will immediately remain detained for the next ten weeks, until 7th January of next year, 2:30pm, the next hearing at Court Number 3 of West Kowloon Magistrate’s Court.
More detailed updates will be provided later. Hm