Hong Kong journalists convicted in China

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Hong Kong journalists convicted in China


China has jailed two Hong Kong journalists accused of running an “illegal business” that sent political magazines to the mainland.

As reported by Al Jazeera, publisher Wang Jianmin, 62, was jailed on July 26 for five years and three months, while editor-in-chief Guo Zhongxiao was given two years and three months by the court in Shenzhen.

Wang’s lawyer Chen Nansha told the Agence France-Presse (AFP) that “both admitted guilt to the court and said they will not appeal”.

The men, who were ...


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