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Hong Kong soccer fans loudly boo Chinese national anthem

WorldNews Tuesday, 10 September 2019 ()
Hong Kong soccer fans loudly boo Chinese national anthemHONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of Hong Kong soccer fans booed loudly and turned their backs when the Chinese national anthem was played before a World Cup qualifier match against Iran on Tuesday, taking the city's months of protests into the sports realm. The crowd broke out into "Glory to Hong Kong," a song reflecting their campaign for more democratic freedoms in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. After the match started, fans chanted "Fight for freedom" and "Revolution of our Times." One person carried a blue poster that read, "Hong Kong is not China." Hong Kong has been roiled by protests since June over an extradition bill that would have sent some residents to mainland China for trial....
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