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National security law: 7 Hong Kong activists, ex-lawmakers plead guilty to unauthorised assembly charges over July 1 rally

Seven opposition activists and former lawmakers have pleaded guilty to unauthorised assembly charges arising from a rally against Hong Kong’s national security law last year.The seven entered a formal plea at the District Court on Thursday for their roles in the march on Hong Kong Island on July 1, 2020, the day after the Beijing-imposed legislation took effect.Figo Chan Ho-wun, former convenor of the now-dissolved Civil Human Rights Front, admitted inciting others to knowingly take part in an…

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