Hong Kong to charge 44 protesters with rioting: Police source

“We are in the process of charging them. A formal press statement will be issued later tonight,” the source said. (File photo: Reuters)

Hong Kong will charge 44 protesters detained during recent violent clashes with rioting, a charge that carries up to ten years in jail, a senior police source said Tuesday.

“We are in the process of charging them. A formal press statement will be issued later tonight,” the source told AFP on condition of anonymity.

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