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French students convicted for racist tweets blaming Chinese people for coronavirus pandemic

A French court on Wednesday found four students guilty of inciting racial hatred online by posting anti-Asian tweets blaming Chinese people for the spread of coronavirus.The four, aged between 19 and 24 and without criminal records, were sentenced to two days of civic education by the Paris criminal court, and ordered to pay 250 euros (US$300) to each of the seven plaintiffs and up to 1,000 euros (US$1,223) in fines.A fifth accused student was found not guilty.The students posted the tweets…

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