The defendants (left to right): Tommy Cheung Sau-yin; Chung Yiu-wa; Tanya Chan; Chu Yiu-ming; Chan Kin-man; Benny Tai; Raphael Wong; Lee Wing-tat; and Shiu Ka-chun. Photo: Sam Tsang

Occupy leaders found guilty over role in Hong Kong’s 2014 umbrella movement

  • They made up the last group to be tried over 79-day protests for greater democracy in the city
  • Judge rules that, while Hong Kong courts recognise the notion of civil disobedience, it ‘is not a defence to a criminal charge’
Topic |   Occupy Central

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The defendants (left to right): Tommy Cheung Sau-yin; Chung Yiu-wa; Tanya Chan; Chu Yiu-ming; Chan Kin-man; Benny Tai; Raphael Wong; Lee Wing-tat; and Shiu Ka-chun. Photo: Sam Tsang
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The sun rises on the first day of Hong Kong’s Occupy movement, which brought major thoroughfares in the city to a standstill. The protest ended 79 days later. Photo: Felix Wong

Who are the nine key leaders of Hong Kong’s Occupy movement and what have they been convicted of?

  • Seven leaders facing charges at West Kowloon Court on Tuesday spoke to Post before trial to reflect on 79-day protest
  • All nine were found guilty over roles they played in Hong Kong’s 2014 umbrella movement
Topic |   Occupy Central

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The sun rises on the first day of Hong Kong’s Occupy movement, which brought major thoroughfares in the city to a standstill. The protest ended 79 days later. Photo: Felix Wong
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