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Hong Kong teenager jailed for China flag insult

Hong Kong teenager jailed for China flag insult

Tony Chung (left) marches during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong. Photograph: Kin Cheung/AP A teenager in Hong Kong has been ordered to spend four months in prison for insulting China’s national flag and unlawful assembly, as Beijing increasingly targets prominent activists from the financial hub. Tony Chung, 19, who led a now-disbanded pro-democracy group, was convicted this month for throwing the Chinese...

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