Defendants of the Mong Kok riot trial (from centre down) Edward Leung Tin-kei, Ken Lo Kin-man and Wong Ka-kui are escorted by prison officers to attend trial at the High Court on May 21. All three were later found guilty of the charge of rioting and sentenced to jail terms of between 3½ and seven years. Photo: Winson Wong

Chris Patten: Hong Kong’s use of public order legislation to restrict freedoms flouts UN obligations

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Defendants of the Mong Kok riot trial (from centre down) Edward Leung Tin-kei, Ken Lo Kin-man and Wong Ka-kui are escorted by prison officers to attend trial at the High Court on May 21. All three were later found guilty of the charge of rioting and sentenced to jail terms of between 3½ and seven years. Photo: Winson Wong
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