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Hong Kong protest leaders arrested

Police arrested key student leaders of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests as they cleared barricades in one volatile district, throwing into doubt the future of a two-month movement seeking free elections. [TICON-A VIDEO] On the second day of the operation to clear one of three protest zones, police in helmets swiftly removed metal barricades, tents, canopies and other obstructions in Mong Kok, a crowded, blue-collar neighbourhood that has been the flash-point of earlier clashes. The two remaining protest zones are the sprawling main camp next to government headquarters on the edge of the financial district and a smaller one in the Causeway Bay shopping area. Many protesters scattered during…