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Hong Kong democracy activist freed from jail, vows to join mass protests

Credit: Reuters- Published on June 17, 2019
Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a mass protest movement demanding that the city's Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, to step down.
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Credit: Reuters - Politics
Published on June 17, 2019 -  02:36
Hong Kong tense after massive protest
A day after an estimated 2 million protesters hit the streets in Hong Kong, democracy activist Joshua Wong walks free from prison and vows to join the movement. Protesters are demanding Carrie Lam, the city's Beijing-backed leader, scrap a controversial extradition bill and step down. Eve Johnson reports.

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