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Hong Kong student leader banned from protest site, still defiant
Hong Kong student leader banned from protest site, still defiant

Two months ago, police hauled Joshua Wong off a stage after he urged fellow student protesters to storm a plaza inside government headquarters. The 18-year-old leader of the high school activist group Scholarism had his square-rimmed glasses knocked off in the confrontation that ushered in a pro-democracy movement that continues to beset this former British colony with waves of unrest. On Thursday, two months to the day since his first arrest, Wong was out on bail after a second clash with authorities Tuesday when he and 160 other protesters were detained on suspicion of obstructing court bailiffs attempting to clear demonstrators’ tents and barricades from the bustling Mong Kok...

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