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Hong Kong police detain protesters, including student leaders
Hong Kong police detain protesters, including student leaders

Police and other authorities clearing pro-democracy encampments in the Mong Kok area of Hong Kong early Wednesday again clashed with protesters as the movement entered Day 60. Among the protesters detained by police were Joshua Wong, leader of the high school activist group Scholarism, and Lester Shum, a college junior leading the Hong Kong Federation of Students. About 6,000 officers had been deployed by Wednesday to try to control the agitated demonstrators, many of whom have camped out in the streets for two months in what has become the longest pro-democracy campaign on Chinese soil. Wielding batons and pepper spray, police rammed through the entire Occupy zone in the Mong Kok...

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