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Hong Kong Independence Activist Sentenced to Six-Year Prison Term

A prominent Hong Kong independence activist has been sentenced to six years in prison for taking part in violent street protests in 2016. Edward Leung, who was convicted on a charge of rioting, was already in custody on a separate charge of assaulting a police officer during the February 2016 riots in the city's commercial Mong Kok district. Demonstrators hurled bricks at police officers and burned trash cans to protest China's tightening grip on Hong Kong's autonomy. Two...

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