- Title: Hong Kong protesters march in central business area
- Date: 1st October 2019
- Summary: (SOUNDBITE) (English) PROTESTER, 32, WAYNE NG, SAYING: "Because we just have to 'stand with Hong Kong, fight for freedom' you can hear people saying... WAYNE NG SHOUTING (Cantonese): "Free Hong Kong! PROTESTERS SHOUTING (Cantonese): "The revolution of the time!" WAYNE NG SHOUTING (Cantonese): "Free Hong Kong! PROTESTERS SHOUTING (Cantonese): "The revolution of the time!" WAYNE NG SHOUTING (Cantonese): "Five demands!" PROTESTERS SHOUTING (Cantonese): "Not one less!" WAYNE NG SHOUTING (Cantonese): "Five demands!" PROTESTERS SHOUTING (Cantonese): "Not one less!" WAYNE NG SAYING (English): "you can hear this? That's why we have to come outside." VARIOUS OF PROTESTERS CARRYING FLAGS AND MARCHING VARIOUS OF PROTEST BANNER WITH BLACK BALLOONS IN THE SKY (SOUNDBITE) (English) UNIDENTIFIED PROTESTER WEARING GUY FAWKES MASK, SAYING: "Yeah it's a black day for us because many people got injured in the past four months and some protesters got arrested for no reason and for, I mean those reasons are ridiculous and we have the right to march and I don't know why the police just come and stop us every time. And that is why we are fighting for democracy and our freedom." VARIOUS OF PROTESTERS ADJUSTING BANNER ATTACHED TO BLACK BALLOONS VARIOUS OF PROTESTERS CARRYING BLACK BANNER AND MARCHING PROTESTERS MARCHING VARIOUS OF PROTESTERS MARCHING AND STEPPING OVER PHOTOGRAPH OF CHINESE PRESIDENT, XI JINPING
- Embargoed: 15th October 2019 09:39
- Keywords: Hong Kong protesters marching protest unrest
- Location: HONG KONG, CHINA
- City: HONG KONG, CHINA
- Country: Hong Kong
- Topics: Conflicts/War/Peace,Civil Unrest
- Reuters ID: LVA003AZ9K5ZB
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Thousands of black-clad protesters descended onto the streets of Hong Kong on Tuesday (October 1) in a call for greater democracy and freedom.
"Many people got injured in the past four months and some protesters got arrested for no reason," said a protester adding that she was here to fight for Hong Kong's democracy and freedom.
The former British colony has been racked by nearly four months of street clashes and demonstrations, posing the gravest popular challenge to Chinese President Xi Jinping since he came to power.
Protesters have vowed to seize on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, hijacking an occasion Beijing sees as an opportunity to showcase China's economic and military progress.
(Production: Angie Teo, Xihao Jiang, Mark Ho)
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