Hong Kong has the second day of protests and violence

Thousands of people began to march in Chater Park, in the heart of Wan Chai, business district of Hong Kong, although without a clear destination point.
28/07/2019 12h05 - Updated 28/07/2019 12h05

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Protesters in Hong Kong ignored by the second day the police restrictions on leaving the authorized area for a rally and marched out again. They protest against the actions of law enforcement in recent weeks.

Thousands of people began to march in Chater Park, in the heart of Wan Chai, business district of Hong Kong, although without a clear destination point.

Despite the ban, the authorities expected this to happen. For this reason, the continued safety barriers mounted in the vicinity of the police station of Police and the office of the head of the territory government, Carrie Lam, whose resignation is demanded for weeks by protesters.

Although a small group of people have been in front of the police station, most of the protesters went to the Causeway Bay area, located east of the starting point of the march.

Over there, according to local media, part of protesters stopped in front of the popular shopping Sogo, which they pulled some fences to barricade. They also formed a queue to distribute helmets and umbrellas, Among other things.

Meanwhile, another group of demonstrators summoned people to make inquiries into the Liaison Office, official body representing Beijing in Hong Kong.

No Twitter, Police issued a message stating that "some of the manifestation of the participants left the permitted area and headed to areas in which blocked the traffic".

A police spokesman, Yolanda Hou Yu-kwan, asked citizens not to join this demonstration. She also recalled that the participants could incur illegal demonstration offense, punished under local law with three to five years in prison, plus fines 5 Hong Kong thousand dollars, just over R $ 2.400.

Source: Agency EFE


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