HONG KONG JAILS THREE UMBRELLA MOVEMENT LEADERS

THREE LEADERS OF HONG KONG'S DEMOCRACY MOVEMENT HAVE BEEN SENTENCED TO JAIL FOR THEIR ROLES IN 2014 PRO-DEMOCRACY PROTESTS.

I HOPE HONG KONG PEOPLE WON'T GIVE UP, SAID WONG.

"I hope Hong Kong people won't give up," said Wong.
I want to see Hong Kong people not giving up.
When we are released next year, I hope we can see a Hong Kong that is full of hope.

Three leaders of Hong Kong's democracy movement have been sentenced to jail for their roles in 2014 pro-democracy protests. Joshua Wong, 20, Alex  Chow, 24, and Nathan Law, 26, were sentenced last year to non-jail terms...

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