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Hong Kong court found three activists guilty in 2014 pro-democracy movement


Devdiscourse News Desk hong kong China
Updated: 09-04-2019 08:49 IST
Hong Kong court found three activists guilty in 2014 pro-democracy movement

Benny Tai, Chan Kin-man and retired pastor Chu Yiu-ming were all found guilty following a trial that comes as the financial centre's civil liberties come under mounting pressure. Image Credit: Flickr

A Hong Kong court on Tuesday found three leaders of the 2014 pro-democracy "Occupy" civil disobedience movement guilty of conspiracy to commit public nuisance for their role in mass protests that brought parts of the Chinese-ruled city to a standstill.

Benny Tai, Chan Kin-man and retired pastor Chu Yiu-ming were all found guilty following a trial that comes as the financial centre's civil liberties come under mounting pressure.

(With inputs from agencies.)

COUNTRY : China

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