Police make arrests in the vicinity of Polytechnic University following protests there on November 18, 2019. Photo: Winson Wong Police make arrests in the vicinity of Polytechnic University following protests there on November 18, 2019. Photo: Winson Wong
Police make arrests in the vicinity of Polytechnic University following protests there on November 18, 2019. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong protests: appeal court sentences teens to probation, community service after overturning magistrate’s decision to dismiss charges

  • A lower court had thrown out the charges against the pair, opting instead to issue orders making their guardians responsible for their future behaviour
  • Court of Appeal, however, finds that the lower court had erred by failing to give proper weight to punishment and deterrence in sentencing

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Police make arrests in the vicinity of Polytechnic University following protests there on November 18, 2019. Photo: Winson Wong Police make arrests in the vicinity of Polytechnic University following protests there on November 18, 2019. Photo: Winson Wong
Police make arrests in the vicinity of Polytechnic University following protests there on November 18, 2019. Photo: Winson Wong
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