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Hong Kong's High Court Overturns Convictions of 3 Pro-Democracy Activists

Three young Hong Kong democracy activists who were tried and convicted for leading the 2014 "Umbrella Movement" had their convictions and jail sentences overturned by the city's highest court Tuesday. The five-judge Court of Final Appeal unanimously accepted appeals filed by Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow of their sentences for unlawful assembly. Wong, Law and Chow initially received non-custodial sentences by a lower court in 2016 for storming a courtyard on the...

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