Hong Kong police clear last pro-democracy protest site in retail hub




 
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December 15th, 2014  
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Topic: Hong Kong police clear last pro-democracy protest site in retail hub


HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong authorities started to clear the last of three pro-democracy protest sites on Monday, marking the end of demonstration camps in the city that have blocked streets for more than two months. Around a hundred police swept into Causeway Bay, a bustling shopping district popular with mainland Chinese tourists, to remove barricades as protesters scrambled to pack up their belongings from the smallest of the three main sites. One protester played the drums next to a cardboard cut-out of Chinese President Xi Jinping as onlookers stood by. ...




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