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Hong Kong independence activists granted refugee status in Germany

May 23, 2019 - 9:42 AM

Ray Wong and Alan Li – who took part in 2016 protests dubbed the "Fishball Revolution" which saw the Hong Kong's worst violence for decades – are the first dissenters from the semi-autonomous Chinese city to receive such protection

This handout courtesy of Ray Wong taken in June 2018 and released on May 22, 2019 shows activists Ray Wong (L) and Alan Li posing for a photo in Berlin. The two former Hong Kong independence activists have been granted refugee status in Germany in what is one of the first cases of dissenters from the semi-autonomous Chinese city receiving such protection. Ray Wong and Alan Li -- who took part in 2016 protests dubbed the "Fishball Revolution" which saw the city's worst violence for decades -- were due to stand trial on riot charges but fled Hong Kong in November 2017. Handout / COURTESY OF RAY WONG / AFP AFP

Hong Kong jails top independence leader for 6 years

Jun 11, 2018 - 5:37 PM

Edward Leung is convicted for his involvement in Hong Kong's so-called Fishball Revolution, the city's worst protest violence for decades

PRO-INDEPENDENCE. In this file photo taken on January 18, 2018, pro-independence protestor Edward Leung arrives at the High Court before facing rioting charges in Hong Kong, for his part in the 'fishball riots' that took place in February 2016. Anthony Wallace/AFP