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

Reuters Monday, 17 June 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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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...

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