Hong Kong protesters use China National Day to call for democracy

In Hong Kong, protest organisers say 40,000 people marched on Sunday through heavy rain to rally against Chinese National Day celebrations. Demonstrators defied the celebrations to call for more democracy and an end to political persecution.

by

    In Hong Kong, protest organisers say 40,000 people marched on Sunday through heavy rain to rally against Chinese National Day celebrations. Demonstrators defied the celebrations to call for more democracy and an end to political persecution.

    Al Jazeera's Divya Gopalan reports from Hong Kong.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Assassinating Kim Jong-un could go so wrong

    Assassinating Kim Jong-un could go so wrong

    The many ways in which the assassination of the North Korean leader could lead to a total disaster.

    Lebanon has a racism problem

    Lebanon has a racism problem

    The problem of racism in Lebanon goes beyond xenophobic attitudes towards Syrian and Palestinian refugees.

    The life and death of Salman Rushdie, gentleman author

    The life and death of Salman Rushdie, gentleman author

    The man we call 'Salman Rushdie' today is not the brilliant author of the Satanic Verses, but a Picassoesque imposter.