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Hong Kong, Joshua Wong sentenced to 10 months in prison

Byeditorial

May 6, 2021

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong was sentenced to 10 months in prison for taking part in an unauthorized vigil on June 4 last year for the victims of the Tiananmen Square repression in 1989. The vigil, celebrated every year by the 1990, it was banned for the first time last year by the authorities, who had justified the imposition by citing the health risk situation resulting from the pandemic. Despite the ban, tens of thousands of people attended the event. 24-year-old Wong is already serving prison sentences of 13 and a half months and 4 months in prison.