2 Aug 2019

Thousands of Hong Kong civil servants take part in anti-government protests

Europe Editor and Presenter

Thousands of civil servants have taken to the streets in Hong Kong in a rare display of defiance against their own employer, the government. The city is bracing itself for another weekend of mass pro-democracy demonstrations and potential violence, with an ominous warning being sent out by the Chinese army that they are ready to step in. What began asĀ protests againstĀ a controversial extradition bill have now evolved into a broader movement against China’s perceived influence over the territory.