Hundreds of Thousands of Protesters Pack Hong Kong Streets
|12/08/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Hundreds of thousands of protesters packed the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to mark six months of an unprecedented, sweeping anti-government movement in this Chinese-ruled, semi-autonomous city.
The police-sanctioned march on Sunday which started at 3pm local time was largely peaceful but tensions escalated in the evening, when riot police got locked into a tense standoff with a large group of black-clad protesters who split off from the authorized rally to occupy a major thoroughfare in the business district of Central, the end point of the protest route.
Protesters set up makeshift barricades with plastic roadside barriers, metal sheets, bamboo poles read more >>>