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Hong Kong protest leader Joshua Wong sentenced to jail on two charges – Sydney Morning Herald

Wong is a key figure in the protests over Beijing’s rising influence that consumed the global financial hub for more than 15 months.

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Hong Kong: A Hong Kong court says pro-democracy activist and former legislator Joshua Wong has been sentenced to 13 ½ months in jail to two charges related to unlawful assembly.
Wong was arrested in late September. He is the most high-profile member of the territory’s pro-democracy movement, and a key figure in the protests over Beijing’s rising influence that consumed the global financial hub for more than 15 months.
Wong’s long-time colleagues Agnes Chow, 23, and Ivan Lam, 26, were jailed for…

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