Hong Kong protests: men guilty of Yuen Long MTR station assaults given jail sentences ranging up to 7 years

Seven men who joined a stick-wielding mob in storming a Hong Kong railway station and assaulting protesters and commuters two years ago have been sentenced to jail terms of up to seven years.Thursday’s sentencing concluded the first trial in one of the most divisive chapters of the Hong Kong anti-government protests, in which 100 white-clad men injured 45 people with rattan and wooden sticks at Yuen Long MTR Station on the evening of July 21, 2019, and into the early hours of the next day.The…


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