3 sentenced to training center over 2019 National Day protest in Hong Kong

Three people who were minors at the time of the 2019 protests have been sentenced to a training center after being convicted of rioting charges.

The trio – Fong Ming and Kwok Hei-tung, both aged 20, and Tang Yau-chiu, 19 – appeared in front of Judge Edmond Lee on Friday.

Wanchai Law Courts. Photo: Candice Chau / HKFP.

They were among 11 people found guilty in January of rioting in Wong Tai Sin on October 1, 2019, the city’s National Day public holiday, when protests erupted across the city as demonstrators took to the streets to “mourn” the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.

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