Hong Kong Halloween protest rally aims to test mask ban
Thursday, 31 October 2019 HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong protesters are calling for people to mark Halloween by wearing masks depicting government officials or scary characters. Authorities are bracing for Thursday night’s rally, which will put to the test a government ban on face coverings at public gatherings introduced this month to help quell the increasingly violent protests […]
Hong Kong is preparing for a major protest on Halloween night that will put its controversial mask ban to test and see thousands of demostrators march into the city's popular party district for the first time ever. Sareena Dayaram reports.
Hong Kong police fired tear gas to break up anti-government protests in the central Kowloon district on Thursday (October 31), as masked demonstrators gatecrashed fancy-dress Halloween festivities in a..