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HK Activists Agnes Chow, Joshua Wong Jailed for 2019 Protest

By Kyodo News 2 December 2020

A Hong Kong court on Wednesday sentenced prominent pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow to 10 months in prison and another activist, Joshua Wong, to 13-and-a-half months after convicting them last week of inciting an unauthorized protest in 2019.

The pair, along with activist Ivan Lam, were remanded in custody on Nov. 23 after the court found the three guilty of inciting or taking part in the June 21, 2019, protest, which surrounded the territory’s police headquarters.

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