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Hong Kong: Thousands flood streets as anti-govt. protests enter 7th month

Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of China, Hong Kong
December 08, 2019 at 13:41 GMT +00:00 · Published

Hundreds of thousands of people once again took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday, to show support for anti-government demonstrations as massive protests in the city are entering their seventh month.

The protest was organised by the Civil Human Rights Front (CHRF) and according to reports was mainly peaceful.

On Saturday, dozens of anti-government activists climbed on the highest peak on Lantau Island where they unfurled giant banners in support of the ongoing protests in Hong Kong, to mark the United Nations' Human Rights Day.

Hong Kong has been rocked by protests sparked by the now-withdrawn extradition bill since March. The rallies have since evolved into a wider movement against the government, marked by violent clashes between protesters and the authorities.

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Hundreds of thousands of people once again took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday, to show support for anti-government demonstrations as massive protests in the city are entering their seventh month.

The protest was organised by the Civil Human Rights Front (CHRF) and according to reports was mainly peaceful.

On Saturday, dozens of anti-government activists climbed on the highest peak on Lantau Island where they unfurled giant banners in support of the ongoing protests in Hong Kong, to mark the United Nations' Human Rights Day.

Hong Kong has been rocked by protests sparked by the now-withdrawn extradition bill since March. The rallies have since evolved into a wider movement against the government, marked by violent clashes between protesters and the authorities.

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