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Court on jailing land activists: Charging at legislature ‘with violence’ inconsistent with spirit of civil disobedience

The Court of Appeal on Monday handed down the judgment on its decision to jail 13 land activists, stating that the protesters’ act of charging at the Legislative Council building “with violence” was “inconsistent with the spirit of civil disobedience.” The court said the idea that the protesters committed the offence as an act of civil […]