Suspended sentence for man who threw shoe at pro-democracy lawmaker Lau Siu-lai

A pro-Beijing protester has been handed a suspended jail sentence for throwing a shoe at pro-democracy lawmaker Lau Siu-lai during a televised forum last October. 61-year-old Wong Tai-hong pleaded guilty to a count of common assault at the Eastern Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday. He was handed a suspended sentence of two weeks in prison. 劉小麗出席《城市論壇》被觀眾掟鞋 立法會議員劉小麗出席本台《城市論壇》時被觀眾掟鞋,在場工作人員之後報警。 她在會後表示,被鞋擊中胸口和左手手臂,稍後到醫院驗傷,並協助警方調查。她批評,建制派在議會內已經有強硬手段,今日連民間都出現肢體暴力。 […]