People in Hong Kong have once again filled the streets in the 11th straight weekend of mass pro-democracy protests. After several weekends of violence between demonstrators and police, today's march was huge – and completely peaceful.
Riot police were called after a small masked group vandalized ticket machines and smashed surveillance cameras. A planned airport takeover failed to materialize, but many stores shut when protesters rallied at a mall.
A website registered on a Russian domain has shared detailed personal information of dozens of Hong Kong protesters and journalists. Observers view it as another serious blow to the city's dwindling civil liberties.
Pro-democracy protesters are demanding former colonial power Britain take a stronger stance against China to preserve Hong Kong's special status. Demonstrators also clashed with police in defiance of a protest ban.
Hundreds of pro-democracy activists have blocked some routes to the city's airport after a night of violent protests marked by fires, tear gas and police beatings. Police said the protests violated a court injunction.
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