×
Newsmax TV & Webwww.newsmax.comFREE - In Google Play
VIEW
×
Newsmax TV & Webwww.newsmax.comFREE - On the App Store
VIEW
Tags: AS | Hong Kong | Protests

Hong Kong Protesters Plan March to US Embassy

Hong Kong Protesters Plan March to US Embassy

Saturday, 07 September 2019 10:37 PM

HONG KONG (AP) — Demonstrators in Hong Kong are planning a march to the U.S. Embassy to drum up international support for their months-long protest movement.

Sunday's march from a central park to the embassy comes a day after attempts to disrupt transportation to the city's international airport failed and follows more violence between police and protesters overnight. 

The protests have continued despite the government's announcement last week that it will withdraw the extradition bill that sparked the demonstrations in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory.

The protesters have since widened their demands to include other issues, such as greater democracy in the former British colony.

The U.S. State Department said Friday that Beijing has undertaken a propaganda campaign "falsely accusing the United States of fomenting unrest in Hong Kong."

© Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


GlobalTalk
Demonstrators in Hong Kong are planning a march to the U.S. Embassy to drum up international support for their months-long protest movement.Sunday's march from a central park to the embassy comes a day after attempts to disrupt transportation to the city's international...
AS,Hong Kong,Protests
127
2019-37-07
Saturday, 07 September 2019 10:37 PM
Newsmax Media, Inc.
Join the Newsmax Community
Read and Post Comments
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
 
 
TOP

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

NEWSMAX.COM
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
NEWSMAX.COM
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved