Hong Kong national security law: Tiananmen Square vigil activists refuse bail, saying liberty in exchange for free speech is a price not worth paying

Two leaders of the group behind Hong Kong’s annual Tiananmen Square vigil have decided to stay in prison despite being granted bail ahead of a national security law trial, saying they would not comply with conditions that restrict their freedom of speech.Acting chief magistrate Peter Law Tak-chuen on Friday granted temporary release to five former executive members of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China, who were jointly accused of failing to provide…


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