The Occupy leaders holding a banner at the West Kowloon Law Courts Building in Cheung Sha Wan last month. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong’s justice department will not challenge sentences on Occupy leaders, citing ‘insufficient legal basis’

  • Four of the leaders had been sentenced to jail for up to 16 months
  • The decision allays supporters’ concerns the leaders may face stiffer sentences in event of an appeal by the department
Topic |   Occupy Central

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The Occupy leaders holding a banner at the West Kowloon Law Courts Building in Cheung Sha Wan last month. Photo: Edmond So
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Tanya Chan’s sentencing was adjourned to June 10. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong democrat Tanya Chan, awaiting sentence over Occupy protest role, recovering after brain tumour removed

  • Chan was found guilty on public nuisance charges in April over her role in 2014 pro-democracy protests
  • Her sentencing was deferred to June, to deal with the medical issue
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Tanya Chan’s sentencing was adjourned to June 10. Photo: Sam Tsang
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