Hong Kong protests: court cites tough new guidelines in giving transport worker 7 months’ jail for illegal assembly, assault

A Hong Kong transport worker has been jailed for seven months over an illegal assembly and assault on a police sergeant in a 2019 protest, with the presiding magistrate citing tough new sentencing guidelines by the Court of Appeal.Eastern Court jailed …

A Hong Kong transport worker has been jailed for seven months over an illegal assembly and assault on a police sergeant in a 2019 protest, with the presiding magistrate citing tough new sentencing guidelines by the Court of Appeal.Eastern Court jailed Cheung Chin-man on Thursday after ruling a “substantial” sentence was necessary even in non-violent assemblies, pointing to the appeal court’s highlighting of the need for deterrence in cases stemming from the months-long anti-government protests…

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