Hong Kong’s new national security law violates constitutional protections on presumption of innocence and against arbitrary detention, lawyers for the first defendant to seek bail under the sweeping legislation have argued.But the government suggested Tong Ying-kit’s application for a writ of habeas corpus be dismissed as an “abuse of process”, while also admitting it was not ready for substantive arguments and needed more time to prepare.Tong was accused of riding his motorcycle into a group…


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