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Hong Kong Protester ‘Captain America 2.0’ Wins Appeal

“Captain America 2.0,” a 2019 Hong Kong Protester, had his jail sentence reduced to five years on August 3, winning his appeal in the Court of Appeal of the High Court in Hong Kong.
Ma Chun-man, also called “Captain America 2.0” since he used to carry a superhero shield during protests, was jailed for five years and nine months for ‘inciting secession’ for chanting slogans such as ‘Liberate Hong Kong, Revolution of Our Times’ on various public occasions.
The application to appeal his sentence was the first appeal case involving the Hong Kong National Security Law.
The verdict from the Court of Appeal of the High Court mentioned that the sentence adopted by District Court judge Stanley Chan Kwok-chi was too severe….

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