Beijing reiterates support for Hong Kong's Lam, police

  • World
  • Monday, 29 Jul 2019

Yang Guang of the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council attends a news conference in Beijing, China July 29, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) - China reiterated on Monday its support for Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam, and its police, and called on Hong Kong people to oppose violence following another weekend of clashes between protesters and police in the city.

Hong Kong bore the scars on Monday of its eighth straight weekend of violent protests, with hard hats, umbrellas and water bottles littering some central streets.

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