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Protesters gather for a rally Sunday in Hong Kong. Many of the pro-democracy demonstrators have brandished umbrellas in a nod to a symbol widely used during the semiautonomous city's massive 2014 protests. Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sociology professor Chan Kin-man (left), law professor Benny Tai (center), and Baptist minister Chu Yiu-ming (right) chant slogans before entering the West Kowloon Magistrates Court in Hong Kong on Wednesday to receive their sentences after being convicted on "public nuisance" charges for their role in organizing mass pro-democracy protests in 2014. Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Occupy Central founders Chan Kin-man, Benny Tai and Chu Yiu-ming chant slogans with fellow democracy advocate Tanya Chan, after the four and other activists were convicted of public nuisance crimes related to Hong Kong's "Umbrella Movement" protests. Tyrone Siu/Reuters hide caption

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Activists Chu Yiu-ming, left, and Chan Kin-man gesture to supporters as they report to be arrested at a police station in Hong Kong. Police say the men and other Umbrella Movement activists will be charged over mass protests that took place in 2014. Jayne Russell/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Hong Kong student protest leaders (from left) Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow avoided jail time for their part in an illegal rally that inspired pro-democracy protests throughout the city two years ago. Vincent Yu/AP hide caption

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