left to right): Joshua Wong Chi-fung, Alex Chow Yong-kang and Nathan Law Kwun-chung won their appeal against jail sentences for their role in the run-up to the 2014 Occupy protests. Photo: Sam Tsang

Appeal ruling for Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong could have ‘chilling effect’ on social activism

Experts weigh in on the Court of Final Appeal’s decision to release Wong and allies while it endorsed a lower court’s stricter sentencing guidelines for future unlawful protests

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left to right): Joshua Wong Chi-fung, Alex Chow Yong-kang and Nathan Law Kwun-chung won their appeal against jail sentences for their role in the run-up to the 2014 Occupy protests. Photo: Sam Tsang
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