About 60 to 70 per cent of prisoners convicted of protest-related charges have expressed remorse for taking part in the 2019 social unrest, according to the security chief. Photo: Dickson Lee
About 60 to 70 per cent of prisoners convicted of protest-related charges have expressed remorse for taking part in the 2019 social unrest, according to the security chief. Photo: Dickson Lee

More than half of Hong Kong protesters convicted over roles in anti-government demonstrations have ‘deep remorse’, security chief says

  • ‘They feel that they have been used by others to break the law,’ Secretary for Security Chris Tang says
  • Some prisoners were asked to learn Chinese history and employers were hoping to hire them for work in Greater Bay Area after their release, he added

About 60 to 70 per cent of prisoners convicted of protest-related charges have expressed remorse for taking part in the 2019 social unrest, according to the security chief. Photo: Dickson Lee
About 60 to 70 per cent of prisoners convicted of protest-related charges have expressed remorse for taking part in the 2019 social unrest, according to the security chief. Photo: Dickson Lee
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