Benny Tai, 56, has been out on bail since last August, pending an appeal. Photo: Edmond So Benny Tai, 56, has been out on bail since last August, pending an appeal. Photo: Edmond So
Benny Tai, 56, has been out on bail since last August, pending an appeal. Photo: Edmond So
Occupy Central

University of Hong Kong governing council sacks legal scholar Benny Tai over convictions for Occupy protests

  • Tai, an associate professor, learns fate after HKU council holds meeting on matter
  • He was sentenced to 16 months in prison last April for two public nuisance offences related to 2014 civil disobedience movement

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Benny Tai, 56, has been out on bail since last August, pending an appeal. Photo: Edmond So Benny Tai, 56, has been out on bail since last August, pending an appeal. Photo: Edmond So
Benny Tai, 56, has been out on bail since last August, pending an appeal. Photo: Edmond So
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