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Hong Kong: thousands march in Yuen Long amid police standoff

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Activists defy police ban to stage protest at site where attacks took place last weekendHundreds of protesters marching in Yuen Long, the district in Hong Kong where suspected gang members attacked commuters last weekend, are locked in a standoff with riot police officers.Protesters in black T-shirts and hard hats, armed with home-made shields and holding up umbrellas, faced off against riot police officers on Saturday just outside Yuen Long station, near Nam Pin Wai village, which the suspected gang members entered in last week’s attack that left 45 people in hospital. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jul/27/hong-kong-yuen-long-fresh-clashes-triads

Author : Lily Kuo in Yuen Long and Verna Yu

Publish date : 2019-07-27 10:04:32

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