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Police, protesters prepare for another showdown in Hong Kong

Police fire tear gas, protesters hurl rocks in Hong Kong clashes
WATCH ABOVE: Police fire tear gas, protesters hurl rocks in Hong Kong clashes

Protesters and police are preparing for a likely showdown in central Hong Kong, one day after clashes led to 11 arrests and left at least two dozen injured in an outlying district toward the border with mainland China.

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A rally has been called for Sunday afternoon at Chater Garden, an urban park in the financial district. Police have denied a request to march about 2 kilometres west to Sun Yat-sen Memorial Park, but at least some of the demonstrators may still try to push forward.

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Protesters pack Hong Kong airport to demand democratic reforms
Protesters pack Hong Kong airport to demand democratic reforms

Hong Kong has been wracked by protests for seven weeks, as opposition to an extradition bill has morphed into demands for the resignation of the city’s leader and a broader push for democracy in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory.

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