Students wearing mask hold hands to surround St. Stephen's Girls' College in Hong Kong on Monday. Kin Cheung/AP
Thousands of students are forming human chains in schools across Hong Kong to show solidarity after violent weekend clashes to push for democratic reforms in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory.
The silent protest on Monday comes as the Hong Kong government condemned the “illegal behavior of radical protesters” and warned foreign governments not to “interfere in any form in the internal affairs” of the city.
Thousands of demonstrators held a peaceful march Sunday to the US Consulate to seek Washington’s support, but violence erupted later as protesters vandalized subway stations, set fires and blocked traffic, prompting police to fire tear gas.
Hong Kong’s government agreed last week to withdraw an extradition bill that sparked a summer of protests, but demonstrators want other demands, including direct elections, to be met.
Hong Kong is bracing for more demonstrations this weekend, with protesters threatening to disrupt transport links to the airport, after embattled leader Carrie Lam’s withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill
Heated debate over the bill — the latest spark of anti-government unrest in the semi-autonomous city — saw lawmakers removed in chaotic scenes from the Legislative Council which was then adjourned.
President Donald Trump said on Friday that the United States would ban some Chinese graduate students and start reversing Hong Kong's special status in customs and other areas, as Beijing moves ahead with a plan to impose a controversial security law.
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