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Hong Kong police criticised over rough arrest of 12-year-old girl during protests

Hong Kong police criticised over rough arrest of 12-year-old girl during protestsHong Kong police tackled a 12-year old girl to the ground and arrested her on Sunday amid a protests against delayed parliamentary elections. A video widely shared online shows riot police pushing the youngster to the ground as she tried to dash away. She was later charged for allegedly violating coronavirus social distancing rules, police said. But her mother told local media: “She was just trying to buy art supplies with her brother." The video has sparked outrage online, gathering over a million views on Twitter. On the local Reddit-like forum LIHKG, one commenter criticised the police for being "loud and impolite" as if a "mad dog chasing after people who run." In a statement on Facebook, the police said the girl was running in a "suspicious manner" that required officers to chase and subdue her with the use of "minimum force".

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After rough night at the polls, Sanders presses on, but focuses on defeating Trump

After rough night at the polls, Sanders presses on, but focuses on defeating TrumpSpeaking Wednesday in his hometown of Burlington, Vt., one day after he suffered a series of losses in the Democratic presidential primary, Sen. Bernie Sanders vowed to continue his campaign for now, but outlined his ultimate goal — ousting President Trump.



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