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All nine defendants plead not guilty on first day of Umbrella Movement trial

Nine activists and politicians involved in Hong Kong’s 2014 pro-democracy Umbrella Movement pleaded not guilty to their public nuisance charges on Monday. At the start of what is expected to be a 20-day trial, the prosecution argued that the “Occupy trio” – Reverend Chu Yiu-ming, and academics Benny Tai and Chan Kin-man – were conspiring to […]