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Pressure builds on Hong Kong leader as democracy activist vows to join protests

Reuters India Monday, 17 June 2019
Activist Joshua Wong, who has become the face of Hong Kong's push for full democracy, walked free from prison on Monday and vowed to join a mass protest movement demanding that the city's Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, steps down.
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News video: Hong Kong leader says sorry again after protests

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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam issues another apology for introducing an extradition bill that has seen more than a million people take to the streets in protest. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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