Hong Kong: Protesters sing God Save The Queen in plea for help to former colonial power

epa07843555 An anti-government protester holds Queen Elizabeth's picture during a rally outside the British Consulate in Hong Kong, China, 15 September 2019. Protesters in Hong Kong held a rally outside the British Consulate on 15 September, demanding the former colonial power ensures China honors its previous commitments made during the transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong. EPA-EFE/JEROME FAVRE

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Hong Kong police fired water cannon and volleys of tear gas to break up protesters throwing petrol bombs and bricks near the Legislative Council building and central government offices on Sunday, the latest in weeks of sometimes violent unrest.

Some protesters threw bricks at police outside the nearby Chinese People’s Liberation Army base in the city and tore down and set fire to a red banner proclaiming the 70th anniversary on October 1 of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.

Earlier, hundreds of Hong Kong protesters singing “God Save the Queen” and waving Union Jack flags rallied outside the British Consulate on Sunday demanding that the former colonial power ensures China honours its commitments to the city’s freedoms.

Via Euronews

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