10 must-reads for today

Supporters of the "Umbrella Nine" raising yellow umbrellas in protest outside a Hong Kong district court ahead of the verdict yesterday.
Supporters of the "Umbrella Nine" raising yellow umbrellas in protest outside a Hong Kong district court ahead of the verdict yesterday.PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

1 'Umbrella' leaders guilty

The nine leaders behind Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement of 2014 will be sentenced today after they were convicted of public nuisance-related charges connected to the largest civil disobedience movement seen in the city. All were found guilty yesterday, and they now face possible long prison terms.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 10, 2019, with the headline '10 must-reads for today'. Print Edition | Subscribe