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Pro-Democracy Students in Hong Kong Spared Jail Time

The Hong Kong government on Wednesday failed in its bid to imprison three of the most prominent students at the center of the 79-day pro-democracy movement that paralyzed the territory’s commercial center in 2014. Magistrate June Cheung Tin-ngan, who originally heard the case, had previously ordered the trio – Joshua Wong, Alex Chow and Nathan Law - to perform community service in lieu of jail terms, citing their youthfulness and motives. Hong Kong Chief Executive unhappy with lack of...

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