Hong Kong protesters pull back from some areas, fear crackdown in city center




 
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October 5th, 2014  
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Topic: Hong Kong protesters pull back from some areas, fear crackdown in city center


By John Ruwitch and Clare Jim HONG KONG (Reuters) - Some Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, many in tears, began leaving the Mong Kok area of the city late on Sunday, pulling back from the scene of recent clashes with those who back the pro-Beijing government. Fearing a police crackdown may come within hours, other protesters who have paralyzed parts of the Asian financial hub with mass sit-ins also pulled back from outside Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's office, with police removing barricades nearby. ...




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