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09:40  15 september  2019
09:40  15 september  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Hong Kong protesters aim to 'stress test' airport Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters are planning to disrupt transport links to the airport Saturday in the first mobilization of their movement since the city's leader made a surprise concession earlier this week. © Lillian SUWANRUMPHA Police have said they are on standby to mobilise and keep Hong Kong airport up and running Millions of pro-democracy supporters have taken to Hong Kong's streets for the past three months in the biggest challenge to China's rule since the city's handover from Britain in 1997.

Protesters hold placards outside the British consulate in Hong Kong , calling on London to ‘stand for freedom’ with pro-democracy movement. Chinese officials have lashed out at the UK for signalling its support of Hong Kong . A UK foreign office spokeswoman in June said the document was a “legally

Protesters in Hong Kong plan to gather outside the British Consulate on Sunday to demand that China honours a Sino- British Joint Declaration that was signed in 1984. Demonstrators gathered peacefully in their hundreds across the territory on Friday, singing and chanting on the Mid-Autumn

Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate
Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate

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HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - Hong Kong protesters will rally for the release of a British consulate worker whose family said was detained during a recent visit to mainland China, as near-daily demonstrations continue in the financial hub.

HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators rallied Sunday outside the British Consulate in Hong Kong, stepping up calls for international support in their months-long campaign for democratic reforms in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory.

Those gathered waved British flags, sang "God save the Queen" and chanted "U.K. save Hong Kong." With banners declaring "one country, two systems is dead," they repeated calls for Hong Kong's former colonial ruler to ensure the city's autonomy is upheld under agreements made when it ceded power to China in 1997. Demonstrators held similar rallies Sept.1 at the British facility and last weekend at the U.S. Consulate.

The protests were triggered in June by an extradition bill that many saw as an example of China's increasing intrusion and a chipping away at Hong Kong's freedoms and rights, many of which are not accorded to mainland China.

The government promised this month to withdraw the bill, which would have allowed some criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial, but protesters have widened their demands to include direct elections for the city's leaders and police accountability.

Hong Kong leader to prioritize housing, livelihoods to appease protesters

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Hong Kong protesters march to US consulate calling for support . Rally organisers say the legislation’s withdrawal will be celebrated briefly but it's not enough to end China's encroachment of its autonomy.

( HONG KONG ) — Skirmishes broke out Saturday at a shopping mall in Hong Kong between Police have banned a major rally planned in central Hong Kong on Sunday, but protesters have vowed to Some others are also planning to march to the British Consulate , after a similar march to the U.S

The summer of protest has seen clashes between protesters and Hong Kong's police, who demonstrators have accused of abuses. More than 1,300 people have been arrested since June.

The unrest has further battered Hong Kong's economy, which was already reeling from the U.S.-China trade war. It is also seen as an embarrassment to China's ruling Communist Party ahead of Oct. 1 National Day celebrations.

There were plans to converge later Sunday at the Causeway Bay shopping district in defiance of a police ban of a rally by the Civil Human Rights Front.

Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate© Provided by The Associated Press Protesters hold British flags and placards during a peaceful demonstration outside the British Consulate in Hong Kong, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019. Hundreds of Hong Kong activists rallied outside the Consulate for a second time this month, bolstering calls for international support in their months-long protests for democratic reforms in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

Police also banned the group's Aug. 31 march but protesters turned up anyway. Clashes erupted that night, with police storming a subway car and hitting passengers with batons and pepper spray.

Pro-democracy protesters and supporters of the central government in Beijing clashed Saturday at a shopping mall and several public places. Police arrested more than a dozen people and hospital authorities said 25 were injured.

The violence amid the mid-autumn festival holiday came after several nights of peaceful rallies that featured protesters belting out a new protest song in mass singing at shopping malls. Thousands of people also carried lanterns with pro-democracy messages in public areas and formed illuminated human chains on two of the city's peaks on Friday night to mark the major Chinese festival.


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