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Jailed Hong Kong democracy leader Benny Tai sent to solitary confinement over strike action

A leading activist jailed over the 2014 pro-democracy Umbrella Movement has been transferred to solitary confinement after he joined Monday’s general strike while in prison. Legal scholar Benny Tai, one of the original proponents of the 2014 street occupation protests, was sentenced to 16 months in jail in April over public nuisance charges. Pro-democracy lawmaker […]