Claudia Mo, 64, a former Hong Kong Legislative Council member and former journalist, who was a prominent defender of press freedom in the territory, is facing a life sentence after being charged with “conspiracy to commit subversion” under the National Security Law imposed by the Beijing regime in June 2020, with her next court hearing scheduled for Thursday 8th of July, 2021. Mo was a correspondent for Agence France-Presse (AFP) from 1986 to 1991 and later a host for Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) and columnist in Apple Daily and Ming Pao until 2005. In 2019, she cooperated with RSF to organise its World Press Freedom Index press conference within the Legislative Council premises.
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