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The influential Hong Kong activist Agnes Chow, who was convicted of instigating the siege of a police station

August 5, 2020

Influential Hong Kong activist Agnes Chow was convicted on Wednesday for instigating the siege of the Wan Chai police station during the strong wave of protests in summer 2019.

The 23-year-old Chow had previously pleaded guilty to several charges brought against him in early July when he was released on bail by activists Joshua Wong and Ivan Lam, who in some way denied having instigated the participation. in an organized march without prior approval.

The West Kowloon Court has now officially sentenced the activist, so the verdict will be imposed on December 1, according to judicial sources. The trial of Wong and Lam will take place in late November.

The influential Hong Kong activist Agnes Chow, who was convicted of instigating the siege of a police stationThe influential Hong Kong activist Agnes Chow, who was convicted of instigating the siege of a police station

Prosecutors have accused her of successfully mobilizing hundreds of demonstrators to gather around the police station and “harass” her, according to the South China Morning Post.

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