Award-Winning Hong Kong Journalist Wins Appeal in Court Ruling Upholding Media Freedom

From an AP story by Kanis Leung headlined “Award-winning Hong Kong journalist wins appeal in rare court ruling upholding media freedom”:

An award-winning Hong Kong journalist won an appeal quashing her conviction related to work on her investigative documentary Monday in a rare court ruling upholding media freedom in the territory.

Bao Choy was found guilty in April 2021 of deceiving the government by getting vehicle ownership records for journalistic purposes after she had declared in her online application that she would use the information for “other traffic and transport related issues.”