Hong Kong marks handover anniversary

Activists seek social reforms and right to elect leadership on sixteenth anniversary of transfer from UK to China.

    Activists in Hong Kong are organising rallies on Monday to mark the sixteenth anniversary of the handover from
    Britain to China.

    They're demanding the right to vote for the territory's leadership and social reforms.

    Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler reports from Hong Kong.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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