Hong Kong begins hearing for 16 Democrats in landmark national security case

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s High Court began a hearing against 16 Democrats on Thursday, ahead of rulings in a landmark subversion trial that will be closely watched by diplomats, human rights and business groups in the global financial hub.

A ruling is expected this week.

(Reporting by Jessie Pang; Editing by Anne Marie Roantree and Himani Sarkar)

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