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3Novices:Do nine Occupy defendants face overlapping charges? Hong Kong judge asks prosecutors

A Hong Kong judge on Thursday questioned whether prosecutors had laid duplicating charges against nine leaders and key protesters for their role in the pro-democracy Occupy movement in 2014.
District Court judge Anthony Kwok Kai-on raised concerns that the conspiracy and incitement charges faced by the activists – including Occupy co-founders academics Benny Tai Yiu-ting and Dr Chan Kin-man, and the Reverend Chu Yiu-ming – appeared to be based on the same event.
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June 15, 2017 at 06:45PM http://ift.tt/2sCPpla
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