Authorities in Hong Kong gave prosecutors all the time they needed to prepare their case against pro-democracy activists in the city. A judge has determined that 47 of these pro-democracy activists will face trial in September signaling the readiness of these prosecutors to present their case against these activists in what is now China’s plan to effectively stamp out any pockets of democracy in Hong Kong. This article is published by Yahoo News. Here is an excerpt:
A judge on Thursday determined that 47 Hong Kong pro-democracy activists will face trial in late September, after prosecutors were granted more time to build a case against them, per Reuters.
The big picture: The democracy advocates are charged with conspiracy to commit subversion after allegedly participating in an independent and unofficial primary for a city election last year.
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