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3 nights of tear gas-free protests as Hong Kong's anti-government movement gives peace a chance

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This story is being published as part of a content partnership with the South China Morning Post. It originally appeared on scmp.com on August 18, 2019. Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters braved torrential rains on Sunday as they marched along the main thoroughfares of Hong Kong Island, determined to show the movement could regain its peaceful moorings despite the recent escalation of violence. By night's end, the city had wrapped up its eleventh consecutive weekend of protests, without any tear gas being fired. Groups of protesters, however, dipped into their standard...
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Protests In Hong Kong Continue, Remain Peaceful Throughout The Weekend

Protests In Hong Kong Continue, Remain Peaceful Throughout The Weekend

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Pouring rain did not deter the 11th weekend in a row of mass protests, which caused roads to shut down and traffic to reroute as streets flooded with people.
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