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Hong Kong Protest Organizers Charged

Five members of an activist group that organized a massive political rally in Hong Kong earlier this week have been charged with minor offenses. A Civil Human Rights Front leader said the group's treasurer and another officer were among those taken into custody, along with a driver and two volunteers. Organizers say a half-million people demonstrated in the streets of Hong Kong on July 1 to challenge Beijing's control over local elected officials. The group posted to its...

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