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Hong Kong protesters pepper sprayed by cops in shopping mall

Hong Kong protesters pepper sprayed by cops in shopping mall

Hundr of pro-democracy protesters swarmed a Hong Kong shopping mall near the border of mainland China Saturday, and were met by pepper spray-wielding police, who arrested about a dozen people in the latest flare-up. The Sheung Shui mall, which is just over the border from the Chinese city of Shenzhen, ...

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Hong Kong police clash with protesters at shopping mall

Hong Kong police clash with protesters at shopping mall

Clashes erupted between pro-democracy protesters and supporters of the Chinese regime at a Hong Kong shopping mall Saturday. Tensions began when hundr of the pro-Beijing crowd sang the national anthem, waved red flags and chanted slogans at the packed mall. Opposing protesters quickly assembled, The Associated Press reported, and the ...

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Is Hong Kong safe? The impact of pro-democracy protests on tourism

Is Hong Kong safe? The impact of pro-democracy protests on tourism

Over two months of occupying the streets with no peaceful conclusion in sight, Hong Kong extradition, and pro-democracy, protests put the country’s tourism in peril. With the initially peaceful demonstrations became “nastier” and leading  to violent clashes with police, tourists have become concerned that the city has become more dangerous. ...

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