A court in hong Kong has four prominent activists sentenced to prison sentences. It comes to leaders of the pro-democracy protest movement Occupy in 2014 part of public life in the metropolis stillegde with experience protests.
Activists protested at the time, for months, against the interference of Beijing, with elections in the former British crown colony. Which enjoy more autonomy than other parts of China.
The court sentenced two protestleiders to prison sentences of sixteen months for their role in organizing the protests. It comes to Benny Tai (54) and Chan Kin-man (60). Two other prominent activists have been sentenced to terms of imprisonment of eight months.
Outside the court, had hundreds of supporters of the protestleiders collected. They reacted angrily and emotionally to the verdict.
Nine leaders of ‘parapluprotest’ for the court in hong Kong