Jailed Hong Kong Umbrella Movement leader Benny Tai released on bail pending appeal

Benny Tai, one of the nine leaders jailed for participation in the 2014 pro-democracy Umbrella Movement, has been allowed bail pending an appeal. Legal scholar Tai was sentenced to 16 months in prison in April over public nuisance charges. He applied for an appeal to overturn his conviction and sentencing. Mr Justice Andrew Macrae, vice-president … Continue reading Jailed Hong Kong Umbrella Movement leader Benny Tai released on bail pending appeal