'It doesn't matter if it's Christmas': Hong Kong pro-democracy activists keep up protests

'It doesn't matter if it's Christmas': Hong Kong pro-democracy activists keep up protestsHong Kong anti-government protesters marched through Christmas-decorated shopping centers on Wednesday, chanting pro-democracy slogans and forcing one mall to close early, as police fired tear gas to disperse crowds gathering on nearby streets. The protests have turned more confrontational over the festive season, though earlier in December they had been largely peaceful after pro-democracy candidates overwhelmingly won district council elections. Despite the embarrassing results, Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing leaders have made no new concessions.



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