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    22 Oct 2010 列印 E-mail

    Category

    Freedom of Expression

    Issue

    • Activist gets jail for assaulting cop

    News Content

    • Yang Kuang, 43, producer of online Green Radio who tore off a woman police constable's shoulder badge outside the central government liaison in June was convicted yesterday in Eastern Magistrate of assaulting a police officer. He was sentenced to 14 days in jail.
    • Deputy Magistrate Winston Leung said: 'The court needs to send a message that people cannot assault police officers.'

    Questions

    • Human Rights Monitor director Law Yuk-kai told SCMP that the prison sentence was too heavy as the policewoman suffered only a minor injuries.