Former district councillor Tsang Kin-shing, 65, argues outside District Court that peaceful demonstrations should not be illegal outside before his sentencing on Saturday. Photo: Dickson Lee
Former district councillor Tsang Kin-shing, 65, argues outside District Court that peaceful demonstrations should not be illegal outside before his sentencing on Saturday. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong protests: 7 ex-lawmakers, activists jailed for up to a year for mass rally against national security law

  • All 7 pleaded guilty earlier this month for their roles in the first large-scale protest against the Beijing-imposed legislation
  • Ruling marks sixth time opposition camp figures have been sentenced over unauthorised assemblies since civil unrest began in June 2019

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Former district councillor Tsang Kin-shing, 65, argues outside District Court that peaceful demonstrations should not be illegal outside before his sentencing on Saturday. Photo: Dickson Lee
Former district councillor Tsang Kin-shing, 65, argues outside District Court that peaceful demonstrations should not be illegal outside before his sentencing on Saturday. Photo: Dickson Lee
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