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Dozens of pro-democracy activists detained as police crack down in Hong Kong

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“I hope everyone won't give up on Hong Kong... fight on," activist Sam Cheung told reporters Sunday before entering a police station.
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47 influential democracy activists charged in Hong Kong in China's biggest crackdown yet under controversial new law

47 influential democracy activists charged in Hong Kong in China's biggest crackdown yet under controversial new law

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Summary List Placement Dozens of pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong, including some of the movement's major figures, were charged as part of China's biggest crackdown yet under its new controversial security law.
Hong Kong police said they had charged the 47 individuals with a single count of "conspiracy to commit subversion."
They said the group was made up of 39 men and 8 women, aged between 23 and 64, and that they will appear in court on Monday.
They were arrested in a dawn raid in January, accused of organizing and participating in an unofficial primary election last year to find...
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Chinese authorities charge 47 in Hong Kong with subversion

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The European Union condemns allegations and demands immediate release of democracy activists.
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Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong Charged With Conspiring to Commit Subversion

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China's continued crackdown on opposition voices comes just weeks after Beijing warned President Joe Biden's administration not to interfere in Hong Kong.
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Hong Kong Charges 47 Democracy Activists With Subversion Under Security Law

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The government charged dozens of former lawmakers and activists with conspiracy to commit subversion amid an intensifying crackdown on political opposition in the city.
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