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Hong Kong Braces for Airport Protest After Night of Violent Clashes

Pro-democracy protesters demonstrate in a shopping mall in the district of Yuen Long to mark the two-month anniversary of the triad attack that took place in the Yuen Long train station, in Hong Kong on September 21, 2019. Riot police and protesters…

Hong Kong announced new curbs on rail travel Sunday ahead of the latest in a series of planned protests targeting the airport after a night of widespread violent street clashes in the Chinese-ruled territory.

Anti-government protesters have targeted the airport before, occupying the arrivals hall, blocking approach roads and setting street fires in the nearby town of Tung Chung.

“The airport is still the most important asset to the government,” a 23-year-old protester said Saturday. She only gave her name as Kay. “We will adopt hit-and-run tactics and each time help us to gain experience. That’s why I am still calling people read more >>>

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