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Hong Kong protests: justice department lodges appeal over court’s decision to acquit trio of rioting, arguing it could set far-reaching precedent



Hong Kong’s Department of Justice has lodged an appeal against a court’s decision to acquit a trio accused of rioting, arguing it could set a far-reaching precedent for letting off those who support the crimes of protesters.Officials warned that vandals digging up roads and getaway drivers could evade justice under the legal reasoning of District Judge Anthony Kwok Kai-on, which they said “unnecessarily curtails” the scope of criminal acts committed during the anti-government protests of the…



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