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Hong Kong activists sentenced to 18 months in jail over 2019 protest

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Hong Kong, May 28 (EFE/EPA).-Several prominent pro-democracy activists of Hong Kong were sentenced on Friday to up to 18 months in prison for convening an unauthorized protest in October 2019, according to local media reports.The harshest sentences were handed to former lawmakers, Albert Ho, Lee Cheuk-yan and Leung Kwok-hung (known in the city as "Long Hair"), and to Figo Chan, convener of the Civil Human Rights Front, an organization that convened some of the largest demonstrations during the 2019 anti-government protests, public broadcaster RTHK reported. (Camera: MIGUEL CANDELA). SHOT LIST: THE EXTERIOR OF THE WEST KOWLOON LAW COURTS BUILDING AHEAD OF NATIONAL SECURITY SUSPECT MEDIA MOGUL JIMMY LAI'S ARRIVAL FOR THE COURT VERDICT IN HONG KONG.

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