Hong Kong — A Hong Kong lifeguard, the first anti-government protester to plead guilty to the charge of rioting during last year’s unrest, was sentenced to four years in jail on Friday for a “direct attack on the rule of law”.

Sin Ka-ho was among thousands who surrounded the Legislative Council on June 12 in a bid to stop legislators from giving a second reading to a since-withdrawn bill that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China...

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