The Umbrella Movement jailings: How opportunistic, made-to-measure charges got the job done

The trial is finally over for the Occupy Nine. As expected, guilty verdicts were returned all around, and prison sentences handed down. The authorities took years to prepare their case and 20 days to argue it in court late last year. Verdicts were announced on April 9, and sentences handed down on April 24.In the … Continue reading The Umbrella Movement jailings: How opportunistic, made-to-measure charges got the job done