Chinese Court Sentences 10 Hong Kong Democracy Activists To Prison Terms

A woman wearing a protective face mask walks by the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region office building in Beijing in June following the imposition of a national security law on Hong Kong. Ten Hong Kong fugitives were sentenced to prison Wednesday for illegally crossing international boundaries.

The group was intercepted as they tried to flee to Taiwan by speedboat. Two people accused of organizing the trip got the stiffest penalties, up to three years in prison.

(Image credit: Andy Wong/AP)

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