Hong Kong takes to the streets in massive show of support for pro-democracy protest movement
Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators crammed into Hong Kongâs streets on Sunday, their chants echoing off high-rises, in a mass show of support for a protest movement that shows no signs of flagging as it enters a seventh month.
Chanting âFight for freedomâ and âStand with Hong Kong,â a sea of protesters formed a huge human snake winding for blocks on Hong Kong Island, from the Causeway Bay shopping district to the Central business zone, a distance of more than 1ÂŒ miles. It was one of the biggest rallies in months.
Crowds were so large and dense that the march ground to a standstill at times. Protesters spilled into narrow side streets, crying âRevolution in our time.â Organizers said 800,000 people participated, while police had no immediate estimate....