Hong Kong hit by another weekend of protests

Credit: Reuters Studio
Published on August 10, 2019 - Duration: 00:48s

Hong Kong hit by another weekend of protests

About a thousand protesters gathered in Tai Po, a town in the north of the territory, on Saturday (August 10) where they marched around the district.

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Hong Kong hit by another weekend of protests

Increasingly violent protests have plunged Hong Kong into its most serious political crisis for decades, posing a serious challenge to the central government in Beijing.

The protests began after Hong Kong's government tried introducing an extradition bill that would have allowed defendants to be sent to mainland China for trial.

The bill has been suspended, but protesters have stepped up their demands and are now calling for greater democracy and leader Carrie Lam's resignation.

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