Legal experts and rights groups have expressed concerns over the implications of the latest trial of the Occupy leaders. Photo: EPA

Harsh charges used against Occupy leaders could have ‘chilling effect’ on future of social movement in Hong Kong, legal experts warn

  • Court found the group all guilty of at least one count of conspiracy to cause public nuisance, inciting others to cause public nuisance, or inciting others to incite
  • Convictions may lead to organisers thinking twice about holding rallies in the future, Civic Party official says
Topic |   Occupy Central

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Legal experts and rights groups have expressed concerns over the implications of the latest trial of the Occupy leaders. Photo: EPA
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All nine Occupy leaders were on Tuesday convicted of at least one charge related to public nuisance. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong’s Occupy leaders out on bail and will learn of sentences in two weeks

  • West Kowloon Court judge Johnny Chan adjourns case until April 24
  • All nine leaders found guilty of charges relating to 79-day pro-democracy protest in 2014
Topic |   Occupy Central

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All nine Occupy leaders were on Tuesday convicted of at least one charge related to public nuisance. Photo: Dickson Lee
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