Hong Kong protests: freelance photographer cleared of charges after being accused of enabling assault on mainland Chinese bank worker

A freelance photographer accused of enabling an assault on a mainland Chinese banking consultant during an anti-government protest in Hong Kong last year has been cleared of the charge, as a magistrate found he might have simply been observing the demonstration.Swiss-born Marc Gerard Progin left Eastern Court on Friday after being acquitted of aiding and abetting disorder during a lunchtime demonstration in Central on October 4.The 75-year-old freelance photographer was accused of instigating…

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