Hong Kong violence escalates with Molotov cocktails, tear gas
Hong Kong protest October 20, 2019
Police banned a rally that was planned over the weekend by pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.
Tensions between police and people in Hong Kong escalated over the weekend as protesters ignored a ban on a planned rally over the weekend.
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Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong carrying banners listing “five main demands, not one less,” amid calls for political rights and government accountability. The movement began in June over an extradition proposal from mainland China.