Joshua Wong is escorted from Hong Kong’s High Court after winning an appeal to reduce his prison sentence, then being sent back to jail to serve it. Photo: Felix Wong

Occupy poster boy Joshua Wong returns to jail in Hong Kong despite winning appeal for lighter sentence

  • Activist was previously found guilty of contempt after not leaving a site in Mong Kok that judges had ordered cleared
  • Wong’s sentence has been reduced from three to two months
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Joshua Wong is escorted from Hong Kong’s High Court after winning an appeal to reduce his prison sentence, then being sent back to jail to serve it. Photo: Felix Wong
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Emotions run high outside West Kowloon Court on Wednesday. Photo: Edmond So

Four of nine Occupy leaders jailed for up to 16 months over roles in Hong Kong’s 2014 umbrella movement

  • Sentencing marks the end of years of prosecutions brought against leaders and participants in 79-day protests
  • Lawmaker Tanya Chan has sentencing adjourned over life-threatening condition requiring brain surgery
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Emotions run high outside West Kowloon Court on Wednesday. Photo: Edmond So
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