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Jail ‘the only option’ for 13 protesters who stormed Hong Kong’s Legislative Council, says Court of Appeal judgment

  • Tue, 12 Sep 2017 04:46
Jail was “plainly the only option” for 13 protesters who charged at Hong Kong’s legislature during a debate in 2014, according to a court explanation on Monday, as the unprecedented violence of their assembly went against the spirit of civil disobedience. The 56-page judgment, accompanied by a 76-page English translation, handed down by the Court of Appeal also shed light on how courts should approach civil disobedience as a motive behind participation in unlawful assemblies... South China Morning Post - Hong Kong feed

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