Hong Kong pro-independence student given 18-month probation for possession of imitation firearm

A pro-independence student has been given an 18-month probation order for possessing an imitation firearm after he was arrested with an air gun near a protest last year. Lau Hong, 16, was arrested last December near the Legislative Council building’s demonstration area. He was convicted last month and remanded for three weeks. During the trial, Lau told the Eastern […]