Hong Kong Teen Protest Leader Released Without Charge

January 16, 2015 10:48 AM

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The teenage face of Hong Kong's democracy protests turned himself in Friday but was released by police, who have vowed to crack down on leaders of the street occupation that blocked traffic in the Chinese financial hub for months.

Joshua Wong, 18, and three other members of his Scholarism group were told by police that they were being investigated for taking part in, organizing and inciting an unauthorized assembly. But they were released without charge after refusing to be bound by police bail.

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