hong kong protests

Protesters occupied the arrival halls at Hong Kong International Airport once again Tuesday, defying warnings by leader Carrie Lam, and filling the airport for a fifth consectutive day.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam warned protesters earlier in the day against pushing the city “further into the abyss.”
Lam appealed to protesters to “set aside differences” and prevent the city from descending into chaos.
Deutsche Welle reported that all flights out of the airport after 5:25 p.m. local time (5:15 a.m. ET) have been cancelled.
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Protesters occupied the arrival halls at Hong Kong International Airport once again Tuesday, defying warnings by leader Carrie Lam, and filling the airport for a fifth consectutive day.

Hundreds of demonstrators, some of whom camped in the airport overnight, gathered on Tuesday afternoon at one of the world’s busiest airports, following massive protests a day prior which led to the cancellation of all flights in and out of the city.

According to South China Morning Post, more than 300 flights were cancelled on Tuesday as the airport struggled to reopen following Monday’s disruptions. Phoebe Kong, a reporter for Deutsche Welle in Hong Kong reported …read more


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