Hong Kong’s leading Umbrella Movement activists handed jail sentences

Eight pro-democracy activists who led Hong Kong’s 2014 Umbrella Movement protests were sentenced on Wednesday after being convicted of public nuisance charges two weeks ago.Update: 19 reactions to the Umbrella Movement sentences: Democrats, foreign gov’ts and int’l NGOs decry jailingsLegal scholar Benny Tai and retired sociology professor Chan Kin-man were each handed 16-month jail terms for one … Continue reading Hong Kong’s leading Umbrella Movement activists handed jail sentences