- Title: Hong Kong protest march descends into chaos
- Date: 29th September 2019
- Summary: HONG KONG, CHINA (SEPTEMBER 29, 2019) (REUTERS) ***WARNING: CONTAINS PROFANITY*** VARIOUS PROTESTERS MARCHING WITH FLAGS BANNER OF THE GOD OF DEATH KNOCKING ON "HONG KONG" DOOR (SOUNDBITE) (Engilsh) PROTESTER MR. FONG SAYING: "For today is to connect people around the world to give pressure upon the Beijing government, not to Carrie Lam anymore. This is upon Hong Kong situation, it is a protest against the tyranny of Beijing. That's the message. That's not a message to Hong Kong government but a message to the world, that we want, Hong Kong want democracy and freedom now." VARIOUS PROTESTERS HOLDING PLACARDS AND SHOUTING (English/Cantonese): "FIVE DEMANDS, NOT ONE LESS" / "HONG KONG PEOPLE, STRIVE ON" VARIOUS PEOPLE MARCHING SCREEN CONGRATULATING CHINESE NATIONAL DAY VARIOUS PROTESTERS MARCHING PROTESTER SPRAYING A SIGN ON BANNER CONGRATULATING CHINESE NATIONAL DAY PROTESTERS LOOKING ON WORDS (Chinese): "REVOLUTION HONG KONG" WRITING ON SIGN RIOT POLICE PROTESTERS PROVOKING RIOT POLICE RIOT POLICE HOLDING BLUE FLAG BLUE FLAG READING (English/Chinese): "POLICE WARNING: THIS MEETING OR PROCESSION BREACH OF THE LAW, DISPERSE OR WE MAY USE FORCE" PROTESTERS ON STREET WORDS (Chinese): "REVOLUTION HONG KONG" WRITING ON SIGN
- Embargoed: 13th October 2019 10:47
- Keywords: Hong Kong protests rally
- Location: HONG KONG, CHINA
- City: HONG KONG, CHINA
- Country: Hong Kong
- Topics: Conflicts/War/Peace,Civil Unrest,Editors' Choice
- Reuters ID: LVA001AYPKYFB
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: EDIT CONTAINS PROFANITY
Thousands of Hong Kong protesters marched on the streets on Sunday (September 29) in yet another week of violence protest in the Chinese-ruled city.
Running battles in the Causeway Bay shopping district, Wan Chai bar area and the Admiralty district of central government offices followed a night of showdowns with police in the Chinese-ruled city after a peaceful pro-democracy rally turned ugly on the streets outside.
The protest on Sunday followed after another night of violent clashes with police after weeks of pro-democracy unrest in the Chinese-ruled city. Protests were sparked in June by planned legislation, since withdrawn, that would have allowed the extradition of suspected criminals to mainland China. But they have since expanded into a broader pro-democracy movement.
More protests are planned in the run up to China's the October 1 National Day, marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of People's Republic.
(Production: Yiming Woo, Joyce Zhou, Yuddy Cahya Budiman, Angie Teo)
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