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Hong Kong protesters defy police


Black-clad and masked protesters barricaded streets at multiple locations in Kowloon, where the territory’s subway operator restricted passenger access. Police also fired tear gas after gasoline bombs were thrown toward one subway station. As night fell, protesters returned to the streets, setting trash on fire in intersections. “I can see some people want to give up, but I don’t want to do this, because Hong Kong is my home, we want to protect this place, protect Hong Kong,” he said. “You can’t give up, because Hong Kong is your home.”Many of the protesters wore masks in defiance of a recently introduced ban on face coverings at public gatherings, and volunteers handed more out to the crowd.


Source: Taipei Times October 20, 2019 15:56 UTC



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