Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong and 2 others face jail after pleading guilty to inciting protests

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Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong and 2 others face jail after pleading guilty to inciting protests

NOVEMBER 23, 2020

Hong Kong — Three young Hong Kong dissidents were remanded into custody on Monday after pleading guilty to inciting a rally during last year’s pro-democracy protests, deepening the crackdown against Beijing’s critics. Hong Kong was convulsed by seven straight months of huge and often violent pro-democracy rallies last year in which millions took to the streets.

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China forces ouster of Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers, quashing opposition

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China forces ouster of Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers, quashing opposition

By Shibani Mahtani and Theodora Yu

November 11, 2020

HONG KONG — China forced the ouster of four pro-democracy lawmakers from Hong Kong’s legislature Wednesday, triggering a mass walkout of opposition legislators and solidifying Beijing’s stranglehold on the city.

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Hong Kong Teen Activist Seeking U.S. Asylum Detained at Last Minute Near Consulate

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Hong Kong Teen Activist Seeking U.S. Asylum Detained at Last Minute Near Consulate

BY JOHN FENG ON 10/27/20

A teenage activist attempting to seek asylum at the U.S. consulate in Hong Kong today has been arrested inside a nearby coffee shop by national security officers, local media reported.

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Missing Hong Kong protester Alexandra Wong ‘was held in mainland China’

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Missing Hong Kong protester Alexandra Wong ‘was held in mainland China’

A prominent Hong Kong protester has made her first public appearance in 14 months, telling the media she had been held in mainland China.

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Hong Kong police arrest dozens in bid to prevent China national day protest

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Hong Kong police arrest dozens in bid to prevent China national day protest

SEPTEMBER 30, 2020

By Jessie PangScott Murdoch

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong riot police patrolling the route of a banned anti-government march arrested dozens of people on Thursday, stopping crowds from gathering as Chief Executive Carrie Lam hailed the city’s “return to stability” at China national day celebrations.

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