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Hong Kong (AP) —Protesters against democratization sentenced to nine years in prison on Friday in the first case carefully watched under Hong Kong’s national security law as Beijing strengthened control of its territory. I did.
Tong Ying-kit was convicted Tuesday at a rally on July 1, 2020, for inciting withdrawal and terrorism by driving his motorcycle into a group of police officers. He raised a flag with the banned slogan “Liberate Hong Kong, a revolution in our time.”
The ruling Communist Party imposed security laws on the former British colony last year following an anti-government protest that broke out in mid-2019.
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