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Three men and a vote

by The Economist

February 9, 2018 | 2:41 pm
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Joshua Wong (C) speaks between Nathan Law (L) and Alex Chow, leaders of Hong Kong's 'Umbrella Movement', as he addresses the media before their sentencing in Hong Kong on August 17, 2017. Wong, Law and Chow were found guilty last year on unlawful assembly charges for storming a government forecourt as part of an anti-Beijing protest in 2014. / AFP PHOTO / Anthony WALLACE

THEY have become a familiar sight standing on courtroom steps. Since their pro-democracy protests in 2014, the young leaders of the Umbrella Movement—Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow—have bobbed in and out of court, and sometimes into prison. This week they appeared again, after an appeal overturned controversial custodial sentences handed down last year….

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