Hong Kong protests: CY Leung ‘foreign link’ claim denied

Pro-democracy activists have strongly denied Hong Kong leader CY Leung’s claim that “external forces” are involved in protests in the territory.

Student activist Alex Chow said the leader’s comments were “irresponsible”, and said Mr Leung had not provided any evidence to support his claim.

Pro-democracy demonstrations have paralysed parts of Hong Kong for the past three weeks.

The protesters are calling for fully democratic elections in Hong Kong. Continue reading