Hong Kong gov’t appeals sentences for protesters who opposed New Territories development plan

The Department of Justice has appealed against the sentencing of 13 protesters who stormed the Legislative Council to oppose the development of Northeast New Territories in 2014, saying that community service punishment was “too light.” The defendants include League of Social Democrats (LSD) Vice-Chairman Raphael Wong, Land Justice League convener Willis Ho and activist Billy Chiu. Last February, […]