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Hong Kong: Protesters 'pray for Hong Kong' at religious rally02:11

Hong Kong: Protesters 'pray for Hong Kong' at religious rally

Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of China, Hong Kong
August 31, 2019 at 10:34 GMT +00:00 · Published

Protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on Saturday, taking part in what they proclaimed to be a religious rally.

Footage shows protesters marching with crucifix and pictures of Jesus Christ, as they chant and pray for the Hong Kong and Chinese government to be 'wise'.

"Today we are saying prayers in front of churches, we are praying for Hong Kong so I think today is a peaceful gathering of Catholics, and Protestants and all the Christianity and even some other religions' [believers are] coming out to say their prayers", said one protester.

Protesters have been marching in Hong Kong since the end of March, calling for the withdrawal of a suspended bill that would allow the extradition of the city's residents to mainland China for trials, as well as for Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam's resignation.

Hong Kong: Protesters 'pray for Hong Kong' at religious rally02:11
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Protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on Saturday, taking part in what they proclaimed to be a religious rally.

Footage shows protesters marching with crucifix and pictures of Jesus Christ, as they chant and pray for the Hong Kong and Chinese government to be 'wise'.

"Today we are saying prayers in front of churches, we are praying for Hong Kong so I think today is a peaceful gathering of Catholics, and Protestants and all the Christianity and even some other religions' [believers are] coming out to say their prayers", said one protester.

Protesters have been marching in Hong Kong since the end of March, calling for the withdrawal of a suspended bill that would allow the extradition of the city's residents to mainland China for trials, as well as for Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam's resignation.

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