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Hong Kong activist returned from Chinese prison found guilty in national security case

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By Jessie Pang and Aiden Waters HONG KONG (Reuters) – A Hong Kong pro-democracy activist, who had been detained in mainland China after trying to flee the city by boat, was found guilty on Thursday of conspiracy to commit collusion with a foreign country in a national security case. Andy Li was among a group of 12 people intercepted by mainland authorities in August 2020 on a boat believed to be en route to Taiwan, in a case which drew international attention and concern over their treatment in China. The court heard Li, 31, was instructed by media tycoon and prominent China critic Jimmy Lai, …

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