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Hong Kong security law

Hong Kong activist gets 3.5-year term in security law plea deal

Judge reduces sentence by a quarter for 20-year-old Tony Chung

Tony Chung, seen here in police custody after his arrest in October 2020, was the founder of pro-Hong Kong independence group Studentlocalism.     © Reuters

HONG KONG -- Hong Kong activist Tony Chung was sentenced on Tuesday to three years and seven months' imprisonment in the first judgment for a person pleading guilty under the city's national security law.

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