The 21 demonstrators were sentenced at West Kowloon Court on Saturday. Photo: Felix Wong
The 21 demonstrators were sentenced at West Kowloon Court on Saturday. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong protests: 21 demonstrators jailed for up to 3½ years for taking part in riot near Beijing’s liaison office

  • The 15 men and six women were sentenced nearly 2½ years after being charged with rioting over the chaos in Sheung Wan on July 28, 2019
  • Most of the defendants were guilty of ‘participatory intent’ and judge rules they cannot use the relative stability at present as an excuse for leniency

The 21 demonstrators were sentenced at West Kowloon Court on Saturday. Photo: Felix Wong
The 21 demonstrators were sentenced at West Kowloon Court on Saturday. Photo: Felix Wong
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