My Take by Alex Lo
Occupy sentences strike right legal balance
- The conviction and sentencing of the nine leaders of the protest movement were bound to upset one side or the other
- But the judge has undeniably made a good-faith effort to deliver professional judgments based on common law principles
Alex Lo has been a Post columnist since 2012, covering major issues affecting Hong Kong and the rest of China. A journalist for 25 years, he has worked for various publications in Hong Kong and Toronto as a news reporter and editor. He has also lectured in journalism at the University of Hong Kong.