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Hong Kong judge rules against ‘umbrella protest’ leaders: ‘Civil disobedience is not a defense’

by WorldTribune Staff, April 9, 2019 A group of activists who protested what they said was the Chinese government’s attack on Hong Kong’s autonomy were found guilty on April 9 of public nuisance crimes for organizing pro-democracy rallies. Those convicted included three activists seen as leaders of the pro-democracy “Umbrella Movement”, sociology professor Chan Kin-man, […]
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