A protester crosses the road in Tsuen Wan during a mass rally on the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China on October 1, 2019. Photo: May Tse
A protester crosses the road in Tsuen Wan during a mass rally on the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China on October 1, 2019. Photo: May Tse

Hong Kong protests: scientist pleads guilty to unlawful assembly over riot in which radical was shot

  • Yau Wang-tat, who has a doctorate in applied physics, was detained during civil unrest in 2019
  • Lawyers say charge could dash his hopes of prominent career in city

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
A protester crosses the road in Tsuen Wan during a mass rally on the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China on October 1, 2019. Photo: May Tse
A protester crosses the road in Tsuen Wan during a mass rally on the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China on October 1, 2019. Photo: May Tse
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