giovedì 29 settembre 2022

Cina
Cardinal Zen trial adjourned to October

(The Pillar)
A magistrate ruled there was sufficient evidence to try the 90-year-old in connection with a relief fund for pro-democracy protesters. The criminal trial of Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun will resume in October after a Hong Kong magistrate ruled that there was sufficient evidence to try the 90-year-old in connection with a relief fund for pro-democracy protesters. Principal Magistrate Ada Yim issued the ruling on Sept. 27, the second day of hearings at West Kowloon Magistrates’ Courts. Zen and five other trustees of the now closed 612 Humanitarian Fund are accused of failing to properly register the organization, which provided financial and legal aid to people arrested during mass demonstrations in 2019. (...)