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  1. Hong Kong Activists Storm Legislature

    They tried getting to the heart of the problem. Overnight, a group of freedom demonstrators stormed the city’s Legislative Council building. Four young men were arrested, and Occupy Central — the pro-democracy advocacy movement — condemned the break-in, noting that protesters had been misled by rumors of looming talks on Internet freedom. Concerns are mounting over renewed violence, and some fear the incident will lead lawmakers to build a high fence around the LegCo complex, perhaps putting freedom even further from reach.

    DW, SCMP

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