Hong Kong: Umbrella Movement student leaders convicted but not conquered, they say
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Hong Kong: Umbrella Movement student leaders convicted but not conquered, they say

A student who helped lead the Umbrella Movement protests in Hong Kong has been convicted for inciting "unlawful assembly." Joshua Wong's conviction, along with two other student protesters, highlights the Communist Party's continuing effort to solidify power by cracking down on pro-democracy movements. The 2014 Umbrella Revolution was the largest protest against China's one-party communist rule in roughly two decades: a peaceful, student-led street movement possible under Hong Kong's civil liberties.


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