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Court Gives Jail Time to 7 Prominent Pro-Democracy Activists in Hong Kong

HeadlineSep 01, 2021

In Hong Kong, a court sentenced seven prominent activists and former legislators to jail for taking part in a pro-democracy protest in October 2019. It’s the latest prison sentence to be handed down for organizing against Beijing’s control over the territory.

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