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Eight Hong Kong activists jailed in Shenzhen returned home as Carrie Lam gets second COVID-19 jab – ABC News

Activists who were caught then jailed in China for trying to flee Hong Kong by speedboat have been returned to Hong Kong where they could again face incarceration….



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Eight activists detained at sea as they tried to flee Hong Kong by speedboat have finished serving jail sentences in China and have been returned home.

  • The activists had made an ill-fated attempt to reach Taiwan by boat last year
  • Two remain in prison in the southern city of Shenzhen
  • They could all face further punishment on their return to Hong Kong

However they were then immediately handed over to authorities in Hong Kong, where they could face further prosecution under tough new security laws.

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