Protesters March As New Hong Kong Leader Is Sworn In

The demonstrations reflected concerns that the new chief executive, Leung Chun-ying, may roll back some of the city’s cherished civil liberties.

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  • Protesters march to Hong Kong leader's home
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    07/21/2017 - 10:05 pm | View Website
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  • Thousands march in Hong Kong to denounce 'one party rule ...
    Police blocked roads to stop thousands pro-democracy protesters from getting to the harbour-front venue close to where the last colonial governor, handed Hong Kong ...
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