4 ex-leaders of defunct Hong Kong activist group Student Politicism plead guilty to conspiring to incite subversion

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Hong Kong Free Press

Four former leaders of a defunct pro-democracy activist group pleaded guilty to conspiring to incite subversion under the Beijing-imposed national security law on Friday. Student Politicism’s ex-convenor Wong Yat-chin, ex-secretary general Chan Chi-sum, and ex-spokespersons Jessica Chu and Alice Wong appeared at the District Court in front of handpicked national security judge Kwok Wai-kin on Friday. The sweeping legislation, enacted in June 2020, also criminalises secession, collusion with foreign powers, and terrorist acts, which are broadly defined to include disruption to transport and oth…

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