Progress in the NSL47 case – at the expense of the defence
The prosecution has been allowed every indulgence, while the defence is pressured by operation of law to agree to the claims against them. More than any other case, the NSL47 illustrates how the Hong Kong judicial system has collapsed wholesale.
Political prisoners kept in prolonged solitary detention
UN special rapporteurs have recognized prolonged solitary confinement may amount to torture – and yet the Hong Kong prison administration claims that 21 political prisoners detained for the NSL47 case requested solitary confinement for their own protection. Who’s convinced?