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Thousands hold vigils as Hong Kong student’s death triggers outrage

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Thousands hold vigils as Hong Kong student's death triggers outrageThousands of Hong Kongers held vigils Friday night for a student who died from a fall during recent protester clashes with police, triggering fresh outrage from the pro-democracy movement and renewed violence. Although the precise chain of events leading to 22-year-old Alex Chow’s fall last weekend is unclear and disputed, his death Friday morning was the first student fatality during five months of demonstrations. Protesters have made alleged police brutality one of their movement’s rallying cries and have seized on the death.

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