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Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong publisher Jimmy Lai given another 14-month prison term

10 activists sentenced for taking part in 2019 China National Day protest

Avery Ng, a co-defendant of Jimmy Lai, hoists a copy of a book of speeches by Chinese President Xi Jinping as he is taken from jail to court on Friday.    © AP

HONG KONG -- Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai and nine other prominent democracy activists were sentenced on Friday to 14 to 18 months in prison for participating in an illegal protest on China's national day in 2019 as the city government pressed on with a crackdown on political dissent.

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