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Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong's Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow jailed for protest roles

Democracy activists face months behind bars with more charges pending

Hong Kong democracy activists Agnes Chow and Joshua Wong pleaded guilty to charges related to a protest near police headquarters last year. (Photos by Ken Kobayashi)

HONG KONG -- Hong Kong democracy activists Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow are headed to prison for their roles in an unauthorized demonstration near police headquarters last year, as local authorities step up a crackdown on political dissidents.

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