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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Activist faces jail for resisting arrest during Legco new-towns protest

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by CHRIS LAU

    ... the Legislative Council building to protest against planned new towns in the New Territories. Chan Nin, 30, pleaded guilty to one count of resisting arrest at Eastern Court yesterday, after the Department of Justice substituted that charge for a more serious offence of assaulting an officer. Chan is the first to admit a crime in relation to three often unruly protests outside the Legco building ...

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    Activists arrested after Legco protests could face fresh charges

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 06:35pm by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau chris.lau@scmp.com Prosecutor asks for police and Justice Department to be given four more weeks to prepare cases against three protesters charged on Tuesday Police have not ruled out the possibility of entering new charges against three activists arrested for their parts in protests against a new-towns project outside the Legislative Council complex, Eastern Court ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    ‘Long Hair’ facing jail term after conviction for protest is upheld

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 05:16pm by JULIE CHU

    ... "Long Hair": Legco is an arena — you are there to kill the bull Leung has 21 criminal convictions, all related to demonstrations or protests, since 1979. His hair was cut short once before ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Court quashes jail sentences over lawmakers' July 1 protest

    Posted May 20th 2014, 04:04am by JULIE CHU

    ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com Judge quashes jail terms for protesting lawmakers A court yesterday quashed suspended jail sentences imposed on lawmakers Wong Yuk-man and Albert Chan Wai-yip for unlawful assembly. Mr Justice Derek Pang Wai-cheong found in the Court of First Instance that the sentence was too harsh and instead fined them HK$4,800 each for continuing their protest after ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Thomas Kwok considered hiring 'Norman Chan' as a consultant, trial hears

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:45pm by Stuart Lau

    ... his brother Walter Kwok Ping-sheung protested in a 2002 note shown to the High Court. Walter insisted Rafael Hui Si-yan get the job. Walter Kwok, SHKP chairman at the time, wrote in the note ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Financial Secretary John Tsang to testify against man who allegedly threw eggs at him

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:03am by CHRIS LAU

    ... was one of those who took part in the party's morning protest during Tuesday's flag-raising ceremony to mark the handover anniversary. Before leaving Eastern Court, the trio displayed a banner and shouted slogans, saying: "Throwing eggs is a reasonable way of protesting".   ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Schoolboy, 15, placed under curfew for trespassing in PLA barracks

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 12:51pm by CHRIS LAU

    ... of a protest against the handing over of a prime section of harbourfront land to the PLA so that a military berth could be built. "Trespassing on military barracks is a very serious crime," ... protested less than a metre inside the PLA barracks on December 26 last year. Dickson Cheung Hon-yin and Tse Wing-man both pleaded guilty to trespassing and were fined HK$2,000 last week. Another ...

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    Hong Kong woman accused of abusing Indonesian maid Erwiana appears in court

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 02:06pm by CHRIS LAU

    ... emaciated and in a critical condition. Pictures of her injuries, allegedly inflicted by Law, spread around the world and drew large protests in Hong Kong demanding action be taken to protect ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Activist who trespassed in PLA barracks attacked outside court

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 05:19pm by CHRIS LAU, Clifford Lo

    ... Chris Lau and Clifford Lo Billy Chiu Hin-Chung slapped by mystery assailant before being convicted for his part in Boxing Day protest Activist who entered PLA barracks attacked at court ... numerous trips to court. They said that given the opportunity again, they might take their protest further. Another defendant, a 15-year-old boy who was also charged with entering the restricted ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong's top court quashes public order convictions of MTR protesters

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 06:59am by Thomas Chan

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com Top court quashes MTR protesters' convictions The top court has unanimously overturned the public order convictions of two social activists for disrupting a government minister's speech to protest against higher train fares. However, a legal academic does not believe the judgment will open the floodgates to more radical demonstrations. ...




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