Hong Kong leader slams US senator for 'police state' remark
Tuesday, 15 October 2019 Hong Kong's leader on Tuesday hit back at a US senator who said the city is becoming a police state, a day after a massive rally called on Washington to punish Beijing over sliding freedoms in the international hub. The territory has been battered by more than four months of pro-democracy protests - and increasingly violent clashes with the police - with Beijing-backed Chief Executive Carrie Lam unable to resolve the unprecedented crisis. Critics have...
Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam says that calling the city a police state is 'irresponsible' and 'unfounded,' as months of anti-government protests showed no sign of abating in the Chinese territory. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
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