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HKFP Lens: At rare closed-door rally, police voice support for 7 officers jailed for assaulting pro-democracy activist

Thousands of Hong Kong police officers rallied in Mong Kok on Wednesday night against the two-year jail terms handed out to seven officers who beat up a pro-democracy protester at the 2014 Occupy demonstrations. Click here to view our live blog of the evening’s events.

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Photo: Kris Cheng/HKFP.

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Photo: Catherine Lai/HKFP.

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Photo: Catherine Lai/HKFP.

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Photo: Catherine Lai/HKFP.

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Photo: Catherine Lai/HKFP.

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Photo: Kris Cheng/HKFP.

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Photo: Kris Cheng/HKFP.

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Photo: Kris Cheng/HKFP.

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Photo: Catherine Lai/HKFP.

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Photo: Catherine Lai/HKFP.

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Police observe a moment’s silence for the jailed officers. Photo: Catherine Lai/HKFP.

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Photo: Catherine Lai/HKFP.

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The rally was closed to the public and media. Photo: Catherine Lai/HKFP.

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Photo: Kris Cheng/HKFP.

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Photo: Catherine Lai/HKFP.

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HKFP Lens: At rare closed-door rally, police voice support for 7 officers jailed for assaulting pro-democracy activist