Edward Leung (centre) was sentenced by Madam Justice Anthea Pang Po-kam at the High Court. Photo: Edward Wong

Edward Leung riot sentence: too harsh, or necessary as deterrent? Legal scholars, politicians split over jail term for Hong Kong independence activist

Former Hong Kong governor Chris Patten says legislation is being used to hand out tough sentences to activists, while ex-director of public prosecutions Grenville Cross argues sending a deterrent is a duty for the city’s courts

Topic |   Mong Kok riot

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Edward Leung (centre) was sentenced by Madam Justice Anthea Pang Po-kam at the High Court. Photo: Edward Wong
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