Reverend Chu Yiu-ming, photographed at the West Kowloon Law Courts Building in Cheung Sha Wan. Photo: Sam Tsang

Tears in court as first Occupy leaders deliver mitigation submissions after being found guilty

  • Reverend Chu Yiu-ming recounted his decades-long struggle for democracy in an emotional ‘sermon’ from the dock
  • His co-defendants Benny Tai and Dr Chan Kin-man asked that Chu be spared prison
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Reverend Chu Yiu-ming, photographed at the West Kowloon Law Courts Building in Cheung Sha Wan. Photo: Sam Tsang
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From left to right: legislator Tanya Chan; Reverend Chu Yiu-ming; Chan Kin-man; and Benny Tai Yiu-ting, photographed at the West Kowloon Law Courts Building in Cheung Sha Wan. Photo: Dickson Lee

Thoughts of family dominate as Hong Kong’s Occupy leaders face up to prospect of jail time

  • Pro-democracy figures have made their preparations for prison but worry how those they leave on the outside will be affected
  • Nine leaders were found guilty of some or all of the charges they faced at West Kowloon Court on Tuesday
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From left to right: legislator Tanya Chan; Reverend Chu Yiu-ming; Chan Kin-man; and Benny Tai Yiu-ting, photographed at the West Kowloon Law Courts Building in Cheung Sha Wan. Photo: Dickson Lee
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