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Elderly homeless man jailed for blocking Umbrella Movement camp clearance free to go after winning sentence appeal

A 73-year-old homeless man won an appeal on Thursday over his criminal contempt of court conviction for blocking the clearance of the Mong Kok Umbrella Movement protest site in 2014. Lou Tit-man, who said he was homeless and living near the Occupy site during the clearance, was handed the highest sentence among 15 defendants in October. […]