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Tear gas fired in Hong Kong as protesters defy ban

November 2, 2019

Hong Kong riot police have fired multiple rounds of tear gas and used a water cannon to break up a rally by thousands of masked protesters demanding autonomy, after Beijing indicated it could tighten its grip on the Chinese territory.

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Hong Kong protesters and police in Halloween standoff

October 31, 2019

Police and protesters have engaged in a standoff in Hong Kong’s nightlife district after pro-democracy demonstrators urged people to celebrate Halloween by wearing masks in defiance of a government ban on face coverings.

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