Hong Kong protests: four jailed for up to 56 months over National Day riot, judge says non-violent participants at scene share culpability

Four people convicted of rioting in Hong Kong during National Day protests in 2019 have been jailed for up to 56 months, with the presiding judge ruling that those at the scene who did nothing violent still shared the same culpability as active participants.Janitor Chan Hang, 40, was slapped with the heaviest sentence after he was caught on camera hurling objects at police and burning a banner on the street during the unrest in Tsuen Wan on October 1 that year.The remaining three – kitchen…