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Six Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Activists Plead Guilty to Subversion

  • Charges stem from social-media posts calling for revolution
  • Seventh defendant needs time for legal consultation: report

Six Hong Kongers who belonged to a pro-independence student group pleaded guilty on Saturday to charges of subverting the state under a Beijing-drafted security law, according to local media HK01.

The case of a seventh defendant remains unresolved as more time is required for legal consultation, the online news portal reported. They appeared in the Hong Kong district court.