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After the death of a student: a New wave of protest in Hong Kong

The fatal fall of a student from a car Park has triggered in Hong Kong again protests. Hundreds of people joined on Friday, a spontaneous protest March against police violence.

in other places in the city, it came to rallies and vigils. Although it is not clear why the 22-year-old Student fell to death, the demonstrators, the police responsible.

the Hong Kong hospital reported to the authority, died in the 22-Year-old on Friday of his injuries. As reported by local media, was a Student of computer science, on Monday on the sidelines of clashes between police and protesters of a Park, the house fell. In some Reports it was said that the Student wanted to escape before the officials. He was brought in with severe head injuries in a hospital in which he lay until Friday in a coma.

Since 9. June the people of Hong Kong are demonstrating against their own government. They criticize the growing influence of the Beijing leadership to the former British crown colony. Again and again it comes to serious clashes between police and demonstrators.

told How the police found the Student, about 120 meters from where the officers tear gas were used. The Hong Kong newspaper "South China Morning Post" reported that the Student from the third to the second floor of the Park house was brought down.

In the five months of ongoing protests, the police fired several times with live ammunition, leaving at least two demonstrators were injured. Deaths in direct connection with the clashes so far, however.

New wave of protest expected

in the past few days, students and members of the protest movement, with the anger and horror had the misfortune of responding. According to the on Friday announced the death of the young man, it was expected that this should lead at the weekend to a new wave of protest.

Some of the demonstrators on Friday called for "revenge" and called the police officers of the city "murderer". Others wore white roses as a sign of mourning.

Since the handover to China in 1997, Hong Kong is in accordance with the principle of "one country, two systems" autonomously as a separate territory governed. The seven million Hong Kong under China's sovereignty, enjoy, but, unlike the people of the Communist people's Republic of - more rights, such as freedom of expression and freedom of Assembly, to which they now fear. (anf/sda)

Created: 08.11.2019, 10:17 PM

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