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Hong Kong court sentences speech therapists to 19 months in prison for 'seditious' children's books

Hong Kong court sentences speech therapists to 19 months in prison for ‘seditious’ children’s books

On Wednesday, Lorie Lai, Melody Yeung, Sidney Ng, Samuel Chan and Marco Fong were convicted of “conspiracy to print, publish, distribute, display and/or reproduce seditious publications”. Judge WK Kwok called defendants’ actions ‘a brainwashing exercise to guide very young children to accept their views and values, i.e. (Beijing) has no sovereignty on (Hong Kong)”. Yeung …

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Hong Kong court finds five guilty of sedition over sheep books

Hong Kong court finds five guilty of sedition over sheep books

The five people will be sentenced on Saturday and face up to two years in prison for publishing books aimed at explaining the democratic movement to children. A Hong Kong court has convicted five speech therapists of sedition over a series of illustrated children’s books depicting the city’s pro-democracy supporters as sheep defending their village …

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J. Paul books boxing match against MMA great Silva

J. Paul books boxing match against MMA great Silva

Jake Paul has found his next opponent – and he’s a combat sports luminary. The YouTuber-turned-boxer will meet former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva in an Oct. 29 boxing match in Phoenix, Paul’s Most Valuable Promotions announced Tuesday. The bout will be contested at 187 pounds over eight three-minute rounds. Silva, 47, is one of …

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