Hong Kong protesters form human chain 30 years after ‘Baltic Way’

Hong Kong protesters form human chain 30 years after ‘Baltic Way’

23.8.2019

Hong Kong protesters form human chain 30 years after ‘Baltic Way’

Thousands of people held hands across Hong Kong late Friday in a dazzling, neon-framed recreation of a pro-democracy

The human chain is the latest creative demonstration in nearly three months of rolling protests which have tipped Hong Kong into an unprecedented political crisis.

“By doing this, we are showing people around the world the high quality of Hong Kongers. What people did 30 years ago, we can also do,” said Cat Law, a logistic worker in her 60s.

The “Hong Kong Way” was called by the social media-driven protesters who have turned for the last several days to non-violent means of making their voice heard.

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