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BBC Look-Ahead: Hong Kong's First Trial Under New Security Law Set To Receive Verdict

By Lauren Gilger
Published: Monday, July 26, 2021 - 11:24am

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Eyes are on the trial of Tong Ying-kit, a former waiter in Hong Kong who stands accused of riding a motorbike into a group of police last year. This will be Hong Kong's first trial under its new — and internationally criticized — national security law; its verdict will set the precedent for how said law will be interpreted in the years to come.

That’s one of the key international stories in the coming days, and to learn about some of them, The Show spoke with the BBC’s Rich Preston.

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