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Hong Kong: Joshua Wong and other pro-democracy figures arrested ahead of rally

Hong Kong (CNN)Three high-profile pro-democracy leaders were arrested Friday in Hong Kong, in an apparent roundup of activists ahead of what will be the 13th consecutive weekend of mass protests in the Asian financial hub. Joshua Wong, who led the massive pro-democracy protests in 2014, was arrested Friday morning on charges of organizing, inciting and participating in an unauthorized assembly his pro-democracy group Demosisto said.Agnes Chow, a former Demosisto Legislative Council candidate, and former party chair Ivan Lam were also arrested on Friday, the party confirmed.Their arrests could further inflame tensions in the city ahead of a 13th consecutive weekend of anti-government protests.Demosisto tweeted Friday that Wong was "forcefull ...
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