Hong Kong opposition activist Tam Tak-chi denied bail by the High Court in sedition case squib

Hong Kong opposition activist Tam Tak-chi has been denied bail ahead of trial, after he was charged under the city’s colonial-era sedition law and remanded by a lower court.Tam, who faces seven counts of uttering seditious words in three separate cases stemming from last year’s anti-government protests, had his bail application dismissed by the High Court on Thursday.The leading figure of localist group People Power, he was the first person to be charged with sedition since Hong Kong’s handover…
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