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Hong Kong tycoon Jimmy Lai among three pleading guilty to illegal assembly

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Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai and two pro-democracy activists pleaded guilty on Wednesday to charges of participating in an illegal march during mass anti-government protests in 2019.

The plea of guilty to joining the citywide unlawful protest on Aug 31 that year comes a week after Lai and six more activists were found guilty in a separate court case over unauthorised assembly.

The other activists who pleaded guilty were...

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