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Protesters Released After Massive Hong Kong Rally

Hong Kong police say they have released the majority of about 500 protesters arrested overnight following a massive pro-democracy rally in the city that drew a crowd of half a million people. Quoting a police spokeswoman, AFP reported that by late Wednesday, approximately 100 people remained in custody and 18 were released on bail, while the remainder were freed without being charged. The protesters were charged with illegal assembly and obstructing police after vowing to stay in the...

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