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Stand news case|The prosecution intends to present the verdict in the CUHK conflict case as evidence, the defense claims that the information has already been posted on the Internet


"Stand News" was accused of publishing seditious articles. The former editor-in-chief Zhong Peiquan, the acting editor-in-chief Lin Shaotong and the registered company of the website were charged in the District Court today (4th). sentence

"Stand News" was accused of publishing seditious articles. The former editor-in-chief Zhong Peiquan, the acting editor-in-chief Lin Shaotong and the registered company of the website were charged in the District Court today (4th). The verdict was submitted to the court to prove that the court had dealt with the case involved in the incident, and even though there were reporters reporting it, the "Position" still reported things that were inconsistent with the trial, but the defense objected, and pointed out that the relevant information had been posted on the website of the judiciary , the prosecution finally followed the judge's instructions and only called the relevant police officers to testify.

Speaking methods that stir up anti-government sentiment can be regarded as incitement

The prosecution intends to present the judgments of the two cases involving conflicts between CUHK. This is to point out that the court has already issued a judgment on the case and mentioned the facts of the case, and when the two cases were tried, reporters also reported on it .

If "Standing" reports something inconsistent with the content of the trial after the fact, the court can infer that the two defendants, Zhong Peiquan (52) and Lin Shaotong (32), as the editors of "Standing", must have known that there was a verdict in the relevant case and also knew the verdict. There are discrepancies between the words and the "Standard" article.

Even if the content of the article involved in the case may be true, if the method of telling it is to stir up anti-government sentiment, etc., it can constitute an inciting article.

The prosecution pointed to 17 articles and the main content of "Stand News" involving incitement.

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The defense pointed out that relevant judgments and reports have been posted on the Internet

However, the defense pointed out that the verdicts of the two cases have been uploaded to the website of the judiciary, and the reports of the reporters can also be found publicly. Therefore, it is opposed to summoning the police officers to testify on the two verdicts, and believes that the prosecution can use other methods Submit the above evidence.

In the end, the prosecution followed the judge's instructions and only introduced the police officers responsible for handling the arrest and arrest warrant.

The female inspector said that she had consulted the arrest warrants of relevant persons

Senior Detective Inspector Qiu Chuyi was later passed on to testify. She was stationed at the National Security Department and was responsible for the investigation of the case.

She said that at the time of the case, according to the request of the case supervisor, she searched for the background information of the case, and searched through the case management investigation system and the police department name index computer system.

Qiu pointed out that every time a case is filed, the case supervisor will put the relevant information in the system, and each colleague can log in and view it through their personal account.

According to the information provided by the case supervisor, Luo Guancong was issued an arrest warrant on October 14, 2020, and Xu Zhifeng was issued four arrest warrants on December 8, 2020, January 27, and February 25, 2021 respectively.

The three defendants, in order: Best Pencil (Hong Kong) Limited, Zhong Peiquan (52 years old) and Lin Shaotong (34 years old), were charged with one count of "conspiracy to publish or reproduce seditious publications".

Case number: DCCC265/2022

In the stand news case, the defense accused the inspection of electronic equipment, which made the stand unable to operate. The policeman said that there was no such instruction. Witness Police: Defendant or order someone to do stand news case when visiting prison|Defense: To know whether a book is inciting, one must look at it as a whole, otherwise it will take it out of context. 17 article position news case|Chief Inspector believes that considering whether the article is incitement is a subjective analysis position position news case|Choose 30 sedition articles without legal instructions Inspector: I don’t think it is necessary

Source: hk1

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