The five students sentenced on Friday were arrested near the scene of a violent November 2019 protest close to the Chinese University campus. Photo: Felix Wong The five students sentenced on Friday were arrested near the scene of a violent November 2019 protest close to the Chinese University campus. Photo: Felix Wong
The five students sentenced on Friday were arrested near the scene of a violent November 2019 protest close to the Chinese University campus. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong protests: 5 students found guilty of rioting, violating mask ban at 2019 Chinese University demonstration

  • The five students were arrested near the scene of a violent protest where petrol bombs and other objects had been hurled at police officers
  • Charge did not require proof they had taken part in the violence, District Court judge rules, only that their presence encouraged others to disturb the peace

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
The five students sentenced on Friday were arrested near the scene of a violent November 2019 protest close to the Chinese University campus. Photo: Felix Wong The five students sentenced on Friday were arrested near the scene of a violent November 2019 protest close to the Chinese University campus. Photo: Felix Wong
The five students sentenced on Friday were arrested near the scene of a violent November 2019 protest close to the Chinese University campus. Photo: Felix Wong
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