Hong Kong convicts 14 activists of subversion

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Hong Kong has found 14 pro-democracy activists guilty of subversion in the largest use yet of a China-imposed National Security Law. They were among the 47 activists charged with trying to "overthrow" the government by organising an unofficial primary in 2020 to pick candidates who can run for office.Also in the programme: Will a US pharmaceutical company allow a low-cost version of its powerful new HIV drug for use in the developing world? And the lost Beatles guitar that has sold for millions.(Photo: Lawrence Lau, a barrister and former pro-democracy district councillor, leaves court during a break. A court in Hong Kong on 30 May convicted 14 defendants over 'conspiracy to subvert the state power' under the national security law. Credit: Leung Man Hei/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock)
30 May 9AM English United Kingdom News

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