Masked protesters streamed onto the streets of Hong Kong over the weekend after the city’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, employed colonial-era emergency powers to outlaw face coverings at protests. Demonstrators defied the emergency regulation that came into force on Saturday, displaying their creativity with a huge variety of masks. The city, meanwhile, ground to a halt. The subway was suspended and swathes of shops and malls shuttered following yet more violence on both sides.Battling for the soul of a city Continue reading…
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Publish date : 2019-10-07 02:01:11
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