Hong Kongs Anti-Interpretation Law illegally assembles several defendants and sentences them to suspended imprisonment

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 Hong Kongs Anti-Interpretation Law illegally assembles several defendants and sentences them to suspended imprisonment


According to the Hong Kong Wenhui website, a group of demonstrators in Hong Kong participated in a march against the interpretation of the law by the Standing Committee of the National Peoples Congress in November 2016. They clashed with the police outside the Central Liaison Office and were charged with several charges. Eight defendants were sentenced in the West Kowloon Magistracy Court on the morning of November 11. Three defendants were sentenced to 14 daysimprisonment and suspended for 12 months. They were Wu Wenyuan, chairman of the Social Citizens Company, on two charges of inciting others to participate in illegal assembly, Lin Langyan, chairman of Hong Kong Volunteers, and Zheng Peilun, former president of Lingnan University Student Union, on one charge of participating in illegal assembly.