Protesters walk over the national flag during an anti-government protest at New Town Plaza in Sha Tin on September 22, 2019. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong protester who was given community service for desecrating national flag gets 20 days in jail

  • Prosecutors had asked the Court of Appeal to review the case, arguing that community service for Law Man-chung was ‘manifestly inadequate’
  • Judges conclude that Magistrate Li Chi-ho had ‘erred in principle’ by giving a community service sentence as he did not watch the footage of the incident
Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Protesters walk over the national flag during an anti-government protest at New Town Plaza in Sha Tin on September 22, 2019. Photo: Nora Tam
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