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Hong Kong: Guy Fawkes inspires protesters to defy face mask ban02:04

Hong Kong: Guy Fawkes inspires protesters to defy face mask ban

Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of China, Hong Kong
November 5, 2019 at 19:29 GMT +00:00 · Published

'Remember, remember the fifth of November' - Hong Kong's opposition movement wore Guy Fawkes' masks, a symbol of rebellion popularised in the film 'V for Vendetta', to mark the one-month of the ban on face masks.

The controversial measure was brought in on October 5 to curb unrest in the special administrative region.

Protesters rallied under the motto "Liberate Hong Kong, age of revolution" in the bustling neighbourhood of Tsim Sha Tsui. Some along the group read a declaration criticising the ban and promising to keep up the struggle.

Hong Kong has been rocked by protests sparked by a now-withdrawn extradition bill since March. The rallies later evolved into a wider movement against the government, marked by months of clashes between protesters and the authorities.

Hong Kong: Guy Fawkes inspires protesters to defy face mask ban02:04
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'Remember, remember the fifth of November' - Hong Kong's opposition movement wore Guy Fawkes' masks, a symbol of rebellion popularised in the film 'V for Vendetta', to mark the one-month of the ban on face masks.

The controversial measure was brought in on October 5 to curb unrest in the special administrative region.

Protesters rallied under the motto "Liberate Hong Kong, age of revolution" in the bustling neighbourhood of Tsim Sha Tsui. Some along the group read a declaration criticising the ban and promising to keep up the struggle.

Hong Kong has been rocked by protests sparked by a now-withdrawn extradition bill since March. The rallies later evolved into a wider movement against the government, marked by months of clashes between protesters and the authorities.

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