Hong Kong mourning for student spirals into street violence
Friday, 8 November 2019 Candlelight Hong Kong vigils mourning a student who died on Friday after a high fall during a pro-democracy rally quickly spiraled into street fires, bursts of tear gas and cat-and-mouse clashes between pro-democracy protesters and police.
Hong Kong protesters held a vigil for "martyrs" on Saturday (November 9) after a student died in hospital this week following a high fall, fueling anger among pro-democracy demonstrators who first took to the streets in June.View on euronews
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