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Hong Kong airport operating normally despite planned 'stress test' protest

24.8.2019

Hong Kong airport operating normally despite planned 'stress test' protest

Other protests are planned on Saturday in various districts, including Kwun Tong on the Kowloon peninsula.

Demonstrators say they are fighting the erosion of the "one country, two systems" arrangement that enshrined a high degree of autonomy for Hong Kong since it was handed back from British to Chinese rule in 1997.

Organizers said 135,000 people took part in the demonstration, inspired by one in 1989, when an estimated 2 million people joined arms across three Baltic states in a protest against then Soviet rule that became known as the "Baltic Way" or "Baltic Chain."

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