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Leading Hong Kong activists charged for Tiananmen vigil gathering

Jul 13, 2020 - 6:23 PM

At least 13 leading activists appear in court on Monday, July 13, to be formally charged with 'inciting' an unlawful assembly, which carries up to 5 years in jail

VIGIL. In this file photo, activists hold a candlelit remembrance after crossing downed barricades into Victoria Park in Hong Kong on June 4, 2020, after the annual vigil that traditionally takes place in the park to mark the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown was banned on public health grounds because of the COVID-19 pandemic. File photo by Anthony Wallace/AFP

Hong Kong independence duo given jail term for parliament chaos

Jun 04, 2018 - 2:16 PM

Baggio Leung and Yau Wai-ching are told they had 'directly hurt the dignity of the legislative council' by judge Wong Sze-lai, who went on to grant them bail pending appeal

YAU WAI-CHING. Disqualified pro-independence lawmaker Yau Wai-ching arrives at the Kowloon City Magistrates Court in Hong Kong on June 4, 2018, before her sentencing after being found guilty of unlawful assembly. Photo by Anthony Wallace/AFP