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Hong Kong man accused of throwing water bottle sentenced to 28 months in prison for rioting; judge calls 2019 protests ‘unequal civil war’

A 29-year-old man has been convicted of rioting and sentenced to two years and four months in prison over a protest in Sha Tin in 2019. The judge presiding over the case described the demonstrations and unrest as an “unequal civil war.” Lai Chun-lok, a monumental mason, was accused of throwing a water bottle at […]