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Activists, academics and politicians establish independent fund to provide assistance to jailed protesters

A group of activists, academics and politicians have set up an independent fund in order to provide assistance to 16 protesters jailed by the Court of Appeal last month. Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow were sentenced to prison over their participation in the September 2014 clashes at Civic Square, which sparked the pro-democracy Umbrella Movement protests. […]