The court heard the 13 protesters in the present case were convicted of unlawful assembly, punishable by three years’ imprisonment. Photo: Nora Tam The court heard the 13 protesters in the present case were convicted of unlawful assembly, punishable by three years’ imprisonment. Photo: Nora Tam
The court heard the 13 protesters in the present case were convicted of unlawful assembly, punishable by three years’ imprisonment. Photo: Nora Tam

Jail ‘the only option’ for 13 protesters who stormed Hong Kong’s Legislative Council, says Court of Appeal judgment

Court of Appeal judges unanimously found trial magistrate had erred in failing to recognise level of violence called for greater weight in deterrence during sentencing

The court heard the 13 protesters in the present case were convicted of unlawful assembly, punishable by three years’ imprisonment. Photo: Nora Tam The court heard the 13 protesters in the present case were convicted of unlawful assembly, punishable by three years’ imprisonment. Photo: Nora Tam
The court heard the 13 protesters in the present case were convicted of unlawful assembly, punishable by three years’ imprisonment. Photo: Nora Tam
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