Occupy leaders each face public nuisance charges over 2014 Hong Kong protests.
Three principal organisers of Occupy movement each to face three counts, including inciting others to incite others to commit public nuisance, while the others face at least one charge of nuisance or inciting.
Benny Tai Yiu-ting, the Reverend Chu Yiu-ming, and Dr Chan Kin-man are facing charges for acts committed between March 27, 2013, when they published their Occupy manifesto in local newspapers, until December 2, 2014, when they turned themselves in to police.
The six others who accompanied the trio on Monday night face charges for actions police allege were committed between September 27 and 28, 2014.
The actions of the nine were said to have taken place at one of three locations in Admiralty: Tim Mei Avenue; the junction between Tim Mei Avenue and Harcourt Road; and Fenwick Pier Street.
Below is the Post’s coverage of the visit paid Monday night by nine pro-democracy activists to Hong Kong police headquarters hours after they learned they would be arrested for their roles in 2014. … (read more)