Hong Kong protesters stage peaceful rallies calling for 'liberation'

Hong Kong protesters stage peaceful rallies calling for 'liberation'Hundreds of black clad pro-democracy demonstrators chanted “Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our times” outside the High Court on Wednesday as a leading activist appeared to appeal a six-year jail sentence for rioting in 2016. The Chinese-ruled financial hub is struggling to recover from a weekend of violent clashes between police and tens of thousands of protesters, with parts virtually cut off due to a paralyzed metro that was a target of vandalism amid four months of often violent unrest. On Wednesday night, some 200 protesters staged a shopping mall demonstration in the New Territories district of Ma On Shan.



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