Thousands rally in Hong Kong under stormy skies

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August 18, 2019

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Thousands rally in Hong Kong under stormy skies

Photo: Anadolu Agency

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HONG KONG: Thousands of school teachers joined the 11th weekend of anti-government protests in Hong Kong on Saturday.

“The government has been ignoring us for months. We have to keep demonstrating,” said CS Chan, a maths teacher at a rally of teachers, which police said up to 8,300 people had attended, in heavy rain. Organizers said 22,000 were present.

Demonstrators say they are fighting the erosion of the “one country, two systems” arrangement that has enshrined some autonomy for Hong Kong since China took it back from Britain in 1997.

(Agencies)

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