Hong Kong charges pro-independence activists over China protest

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Sixtus Leung and Yau Wai-ching who were disqualified over swearing-in ceremony incident charged with unlawful assembly

Hong Kong police have charged two former pro-independence politicians over scuffles in the legislature, amid a widening crackdown on dissenting voices in the former British colony.

Yau Wai-ching and Sixtus “Baggio” Leung were disqualified from the city’s legislature last year after a dramatic anti-China protest during their swearing-in ceremony in October.

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