Four Hong Kong ‘Occupy’ leaders jailed for 2014 democracy protests

(L-R) Pro-democracy activists Chung Yiu-wa, Lee Wing-tat, Chu Yiu-ming, Tanya Chan and Cheung Sau-yin leave the court after getting their suspended sentence on their involvement in the Occupy Central, also known as "Umbrella Movement", in Hong Kong, China April 24, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

HONG KONG (Reuters) – A Hong Kong court jailed four leaders of 2014 pro-democracy protests on Wednesday amid heightened concerns over the decline of freedoms in the China-ruled city nearly five years after activists took to the streets in mass protests. The sentencing of the nine activists followed a near month-long trial that was closely […]

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