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France advises citizens to leave Pakistan after anti-French protests [Video]

The French embassy in #Pakistan on Thursday advised all French nationals and companies to temporarily leave the country, after violent anti-#France protests paralysed large parts of the country this week.Subscribe to France 24 now:http://f24.my/youtubeENFRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7http://f24.my/YTliveENVisit our website:http://www.france24.comSubscribe to our YouTube channel:http://f24.my/youtubeENLike us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.EnglishFollow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/France24_en

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EAST ASIA

Media tycoon Jimmy Lai among five Hong Kong democracy activists jailed [Video]

#HongKong media tycoon Jimmy Lai was jailed for 14 months on Friday along with four other veteran #democracy activists for their roles in protests that helped trigger a sweeping #crackdown on dissent by #China.Subscribe to France 24 now:http://f24.my/youtubeENFRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7http://f24.my/YTliveENVisit our website:http://www.france24.comSubscribe to our YouTube channel:http://f24.my/youtubeENLike us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.EnglishFollow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/France24_en

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EAST ASIA

Hong Kong democracy leaders given jail terms amid crackdown [Video]

Nine of #HongKong’s leading pro-#democracy advocates were sentenced to #jail terms Friday for organizing a march during the 2019 anti-government protests that triggered an overwhelming crackdown from #Beijing.Subscribe to France 24 now:http://f24.my/youtubeENFRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7http://f24.my/YTliveENVisit our website:http://www.france24.comSubscribe to our YouTube channel:http://f24.my/youtubeENLike us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.EnglishFollow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/France24_en