Protesters hold umbrellas in Admiralty, Hong Kong, during the Occupy movement in 2014. Photo: Sam Tsang
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­City needs to heal its wounds once Occupy case is finally settled

  • Protest movement leaders who sought to bring universal suffrage have been found guilty and are awaiting sentence, but one has to consider whether punishment will do more harm than good

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Protesters hold umbrellas in Admiralty, Hong Kong, during the Occupy movement in 2014. Photo: Sam Tsang
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From left to right: legislator Tanya Chan; Reverend Chu Yiu-ming; Chan Kin-man; and Benny Tai Yiu-ting, photographed at the West Kowloon Law Courts Building in Cheung Sha Wan. Photo: Dickson Lee

Thoughts of family dominate as Hong Kong’s Occupy leaders face up to prospect of jail time

  • Pro-democracy figures have made their preparations for prison but worry how those they leave on the outside will be affected
  • Nine leaders were found guilty of some or all of the charges they faced at West Kowloon Court on Tuesday
Topic |   Occupy Central

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From left to right: legislator Tanya Chan; Reverend Chu Yiu-ming; Chan Kin-man; and Benny Tai Yiu-ting, photographed at the West Kowloon Law Courts Building in Cheung Sha Wan. Photo: Dickson Lee
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