Wong had pleaded guilty to contempt of court for refusing to obey a court order to leave a protest site in the last days of demonstrations, known as the Umbrella Movement, that paralysed parts of Hong Kong without winning any concession from China.
The "Umbrella Movement", which drew hundreds of thousands of protesters at its peak, was formed after Wong and other demonstrators stormed into a courtyard fronting the city's government headquarters in September 2014, demanding an end to China's pre-screening of candidates for election of the region's leader. "Even if we need to face prison sentencing, we will still continue to fight for democracy for the future".
"A few months' jail term has a limited impact on these secessionists, and the judge also can't prevent more youths from following these activists", he said.
UAE says Qatari fighter jets 'intercept' passenger plane
Responding to this, foreign ministry spokesperson HE Lulua al-Khater had told QNA that Qatar was closely monitoring the situation. The Ministry denounced the current escalation by Qatar, and called upon the country to abide by worldwide law and customs.
Several others involved in the 2014 demonstrations received suspended sentences, according to the South China Morning Post, with the sentences ranging in length from one to two months.
The by-elections will be held on March 11 to fill four seats vacated by lawmakers disqualified over their oaths of office.
"We want genuine universal suffrage!" he said.
"They can lock up our bodies but they can't lock up our minds", he told reporters.
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But United were back on top immediately after the restart with Butland needing to race from his line to beat Martial to another expert Pogba pass.
The 79-day illegal mass occupation led to a community outcry after the protesters took over major business thoroughfares in the city's Admiralty, Causeway Bay and Mong Kok areas.
Senior counsel Lawrence Lok Ying-kam, who represented Joshua Wong, said outside the court that he was somewhat disappointed with the sentencing of his client, adding that the judge could have given lighter punishment.
He criticized the government, accusing it of using courts to solve political problems.
Some 1,000 people were arrested in connection with the Umbrella Movement during its existence, mostly for public order offenses like "unlawful assembly", "obstructing police", "assaulting officers", and "contempt of court", the group said.
The Syrian Foreign Ministry statement said the government was not in need of USA dollars "stained with the blood of Syrians". The U.S. has at least 2,000 troops in Syria , according to figures the Pentagon released in December.
Kentucky is one of 22 states suing the Federal Communications Commission over its planned rollback of net neutrality changes. Virginia is just the next state to have a bill in the legislature forwarded regarding net neutrality laws.
He was subsequently hired by the 49ers last week as an assistant head coach before taking the job with Seattle. Mike Sullivan, the Giants' former offensive coordinator, is now the quarterbacks coach for the Denver Broncos.
Even if he doesn't win another game this season, he'll nearly certainly get offered a job to be the No. 1 guy on some team. It would've have helped us immensely had the Saints managed to hold on to what looked to be a wild come-from-behind win.
An Opel Astra auto was later found burned in the suburbs of Mitrovica...thought to be the same vehicle used while shooting. He was shot five times in the chest, Efe news agency reported, quoting Serbian state TV.
Reports have come in from across the Great Lakes region, but so far, there no one can say where the possible meteor landed. Usually, during annual meteor showers, stargazers only see smaller dust particles burning up in the upper atmosphere.
Consumption and residential investment have been stronger than anticipated, reflecting strong employment growth. Up until a couple of weeks ago, many forecasters still had doubts that Poloz would raise the rate Wednesday.
Tickets for the show will go on sale in February, which is when festivalgoers can expect the rest of the Bluesfest lineup to drop. Tickets purchased before May 17 will come with a voucher for a CD or digital download of Matthews' album once it is released.
A payment of that size would likely be the largest of its kind ever made, the Silicon Valley based company said in a statement . Reuters Breakingviews estimated that Apple could have increased usa headcount by 24,000 in the last five years.
Volume on US exchanges was 8.30 billion shares, compared to the 6.48 billion average over the last 20 trading days. Fourth-quarter earnings reporting is well under way helping the Dow over the 26,000 mark for the first time.
Modalities for repatriation of orphans and children born out of unwarranted incidence have been incorporated in the arrangement. The UN describes the actions of Myanmar's forces as "ethnic cleansing", detailing rapes, killings and the burning of villages.
Kristen Wiig to star in comedy series from Apple
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Air New Zealand says kia ora to Alexa
The Echo ($179) is the standard unit, while the Dot ($89) has all the smarts but no speaker and is created to be connected to one. Westpac also has a financial markets news product allowing you to ask Alexa for the headlines.
Shutdown will rest on the GOP
Many Democrats in Congress have insisted that immigration be a component of the temporary spending bill. Congress has two days to strike a deal to keep the government funded through October.
Madrid's Crisis Worsens, Lose at Home to Villareal
Last season, Madrid picked up four points, drawing 1-1 at the Santiago Bernabeu and winning 3-2 in the reverse fixture. His total La Liga goals tally now stands at just four, a third of what he had scored by this stage last term.
Rahul begins UP tour with a temple visit
The clash broke out when farmers gathered to express their concern about lack of facilities to Congress President Rahul Gandhi. Rahul Gandhi will address a meeting at Salon in Rae Bareli where Salon Nagar Panchayat has organised a programme to greet him.
Josh McDaniels to take Indianapolis Colts coaching job
The Colts went 4-12 this season and missed the playoffs for the third straight year, prompting the team to fire Chuck Pagano . Colts fans have to love the success that he was able to have with Tebow given that he is much less talented than Luck.