On May 28, District Court Judge Amanda Woodcock sentenced 10 defendants to terms of imprisonment ranging from 14 to 18 months. The defendants, who included Next Media founder Jimmy Lai Chee-ying, activist Figo Chan Ho-wun and former lawmaker Leung Kwok-hung, had earlier pleaded guilty to organising an unauthorised assembly on National Day in 2019, the maximum penalty for which is five years’ imprisonment.The judge noted that the rally they organised saw petrol bombs being thrown along or near…


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