Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong released from jail

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A file photo of Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong.
Joshua Wong, the student leader who became the face of Hong Kong’s “Umbrella Movement” democracy protests in 2014, was released from prison on Monday.
 
Wong, clutching a small box of belongings and dressed in a white shirt, walked free from Lai Chi Kok Correctional Institute and was swiftly mobbed by media and supporters. 
 
The democracy activist called on the city’s pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam to resign after he walked free from prison on Monday, as historic anti-government protests rocked the city.
 
“She is no longer qualified to be Hong Kong’s leader,” Wong told reporters. “She must take the blame and resign, be held accountable and step down.”
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