Riot police form a line near an anti-government rally in Central on November 13, 2019. Photo: Nora Tam
Riot police form a line near an anti-government rally in Central on November 13, 2019. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong protests: court cites tough new guidelines in giving transport worker 7 months’ jail for illegal assembly, assault

  • Magistrate says ‘substantial’ sentence was necessary, noting recent Court of Appeal rulings that have upped jail terms for even non-violent assemblies
  • Cheung Chin-man, 36, was arrested at a November 2019 protest in Central, where he attempted to kick an officer in the abdomen before being subdued

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Riot police form a line near an anti-government rally in Central on November 13, 2019. Photo: Nora Tam
Riot police form a line near an anti-government rally in Central on November 13, 2019. Photo: Nora Tam
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