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Hong Kong Tiananmen Activist Jailed for 3 Months for Refusing National Security Data Demand

by YAR

A former member of the group that organized the annual Tiananmen vigils in Hong Kong has been sentenced to three months in prison for refusing to comply with a national security data investigation.

Chan To-wai, a member of the dissolved Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China, appeared Wednesday before Chief Magistrate Peter Law, one of Hong Kong’s handpicked national security judges.

West Kowloon Magistrates Courts. Photo: Peter Lee/HKFP.

Chan, a former member of the Alliance’s standing committee, pleaded guilty to failing to comply with a data investigation by the national security police on Tuesday.

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