A former Hong Kong lawmaker has been fined HK$2,500 (US$322) for violating aviation law by flying in controlled airspace a balloon tied to a banner calling for the release of “political prisoners”.Tsang Kin-shing, 65, appeared at Eastern Court on Tuesday alongside jailed trade unionist Lee Cheuk-yan, 64, in relation to the stunt outside the Legislative Council on January 1.Opposition activist Tsang, also an ex-district councillor, called the prosecution a political decision and part of the…

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