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Joshua Wong sentenced to 6 months in jail for his part in protest that sparked Umbrella Movement

"They can silence protests, remove us from the legislature and lock us up. But they will not win the hearts and minds of Hongkongers," Wong tweeted after his sentencing was delivered. [ more › ]
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