Hong Kong: Shock and anger at six-year jail sentence for Edward Leung

By Dikang, Socialist Action
This article first appeared in Chinaworker.info on 28 June 2018
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‘Mongkok riot’ trials reveal a political agenda to deter the younger generation from resisting repression

Hong Kongers young and old have been shocked and Continue reading “Hong Kong: Shock and anger at six-year jail sentence for Edward Leung”

Justice figure defends jailings

The Standard
September 20, 2017

Hong Kong’s retired chief prosecutor defended the push by the secretary for justice to lock up 16 activists who previously escaped jail sentences as there was “no choice” otherwise.

Former director of public prosecutions Ian Grenville Cross, SC, however agreed the Secretary for Justice, Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung, as a politically appointed official, should in future consider assigning the prosecution power to the director of public prosecutions instead, as he was independently appointed.

“The case cried out for a review,” Cross, 66, said Continue reading “Justice figure defends jailings”