China jails 10 Hong Kong activists for ‘unlawful border crossing’

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China jails 10 Hong Kong activists for ‘unlawful border crossing’

The ten had been amongst 12 detained in a speedboat as they allegedly tried to flee to Taiwan.

A Chinese language courtroom sentenced 10 Hong Kong activists who had been detained after fleeing Hong Kong by boat to between seven months and three years for an unlawful border crossing, a courtroom within the southern metropolis of Shenzhen mentioned on Wednesday.

The courtroom mentioned that the 2 who organised the crossing had been sentenced to a few years and two years, respectively, whereas the others acquired seven-month sentences.

All 10 had been additionally fined, the courtroom mentioned.

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