Thousands March Against Hong Kong's Leader

Hong Kong

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Thousands in Hong Kong protested on Tuesday against the city's leader Leung Chun-ying as pressure mounts against the Beijing-backed politician who has been embroiled in an illegal construction scandal since taking office in July.

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