19 reactions to the Umbrella Movement sentences: Democrats, foreign gov’ts and int’l NGOs decry jailings

International groups and politicians reacted to the sentencing of prominent pro-democracy activists on Wednesday, in an unprecedented trial that has captured headlines across the world. Eight out of nine pro-democracy activists convicted over Hong Kong’s 2014 Umbrella Movement protests were sentenced after being found guilty of public nuisance charges two weeks ago. Three key founders of the movement […]