From left to right, Avery Ng, Dickson Chau, Chan Man-wai, Chau Shu-wing, Cheng Pui-lam, Ip Chi-hin and Lo Tak-cheong protest at the West Kowloon Court on Wednesday. Photo: Nora Tam

Democracy activist Avery Ng and five others found guilty over role in 2016 rally outside Beijing’s liaison office in Hong Kong

  • The rally was held to protest the central government’s interpretation of the Basic Law
  • The six had been charged with unlawful assembly, obstructing police and inciting others to join the illegal gathering
Topic |   Hong Kong courts

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From left to right, Avery Ng, Dickson Chau, Chan Man-wai, Chau Shu-wing, Cheng Pui-lam, Ip Chi-hin and Lo Tak-cheong protest at the West Kowloon Court on Wednesday. Photo: Nora Tam
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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

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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