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Hong Kong protesters remain on streets

Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters have turned parts of Hong Kong into a massive street party on Monday night, with the mood turning festive just a day after riot police had deployed tear gas. The huge crowds defied government calls to go home after Sunday’s chaotic scenes, bringing key[…]

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Hong Kong democracy protesters defy tear gas

Riot police advanced on Hong Kong democracy protesters in the early hours of Monday, firing volleys of tear gas in the worst unrest there since China took back control of the former British colony two decades ago. Protesters erected barricades to block security forces amid chaotic scenes still unfolding as[…]

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Hong Kong students on strike for democracy

Thousands of students in Hong Kong have converged on a university campus to demand greater democracy as they started a week-long boycott of classes. They are protesting against Beijing’s decision to reject fully democratic elections in the former British colony. Students from more than 20 universities and colleges gathered for[…]

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