Pro-government crowds march in HK

Julie Zhu, Mark Wembridge, Tom Mitchell | 17 August 2014 | Financial Times

Hong Kong’s business district has again come to a standstill, as supporters of the pro-establishment, anti-Occupy Central movement took to the streets to add their voices to the city’s summer of political discontent.

The rally on Sunday was the latest in a series of retaliatory protests between pro-Beijing and pro-democracy groups, in a political battle over how the promise of universal suffrage will be delivered to the former British colony.

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