Police vehicles exit the Yantian People’s Court on Monday night. Photo: AFP Police vehicles exit the Yantian People’s Court on Monday night. Photo: AFP
Police vehicles exit the Yantian People’s Court on Monday night. Photo: AFP

Did a Chinese court go too far in punishing 10 fugitive Hongkongers?

  • A Shenzhen court jailed eight defendants guilty of illegal border crossing for seven months, while the two organisers of the crime will stay behind bars for up to three years
  • According to some opposition activists and observers, the sentences are far greater than what the crimes warranted, while pro-establishment figures say the terms are appropriate

Topic |   Hong Kong politics
Police vehicles exit the Yantian People’s Court on Monday night. Photo: AFP Police vehicles exit the Yantian People’s Court on Monday night. Photo: AFP
Police vehicles exit the Yantian People’s Court on Monday night. Photo: AFP
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