Hong Kong Telegram group admin jailed for 6.5 years for conspiring to incite violence during protests

A Telegram channel administrator in Hong Kong has been jailed for 6.5 years, after he was convicted of conspiring to incite others to commit arson, rioting and other crimes during the protests between 2019 and 2020. Telegram. File photo: Kelly Ho / HKFP. Deputy District Judge Peter Hui sentenced computer technician Ng Man-ho on Thursday, … Read more

Hongkonger who tried to flee to Taiwan jailed 20 months for making explosives

Wong Wai-yin, one of the 12 Hongkongers who tried to escape to Taiwan via speedboat in 2020 but was caught by China’s coastguard, was jailed for 20 months after he pleaded guilty to a charge of making explosives. The 30-year-old mechanic appeared before District Court Judge Frankie Yiu on Thursday. He was accused of possessing … Read more

Hong Kong Tiananmen activist jailed for 3 months for refusing national security data demand

A former member of the group that organized Hong Kong’s annual Tiananmen vigils has been sentenced to three months in jail for refusing to comply with a national security data probe. Chan To-wai, a member of the disbanded Hong Kong Alliance in Support of the Patriotic Democratic Movements of China, appeared in front of Principal … Read more

BREAKING: Hong Kong democrat and DJ Tam Tak-chi jailed for 40 months over 11 charges, including ‘uttering sedition words’

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist “Fast Beat” Tam Tak-chi has been sentenced to 40 months in jail and given a HK $ 5,000 fine after being convicted of 11 charges, including seven counts under the colonial-era sedition law. The DJ and former vice-chair of People Power has been held in custody since he was arrested in … Read more

Hong Kong man jailed for 14.5 years for biting off ex-District Councillor’s ear, knife attack

A man convicted of biting off former district councilor Andrew Chiu’s left ear and slashing a man in the stomach during a protest in 2019 has been sentenced to 14 years and six months in prison. High Court judge Judianna Barnes described defendant Joe Chen’s attack on Chiu as “barbaric” when handing down the sentence … Read more

Hong Kong activist jailed for 16 months for organizing banned ‘Reclaim Yuen Long’ demo in 2019

Hong Kong activist Max Chung has been jailed for 16 months after he pleaded guilty to organizing an unauthorised assembly to “reclaim” Yuen Long following a mob attack in July 2019. District Judge Amanda Woodcock put Chung behind bars on Wednesday, two days after the 42-year-old pleaded guilty to organizing a banned demonstration in his … Read more

Former Hong Kong student leader jailed for 9 months for resisting police and perverting course of justice

Former Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) students’ union president Keith Fong has been jailed for nine months for resisting police and perverting the course of justice, in a case linked to his purchase of 10 laser pointers during the 2019 protests. The District Court on Thursday passed sentence on Fong, who has been in custody … Read more