5 Aug 2019

Hong Kong city-wide strike's chaos

From Lately, 10:40 pm on 5 August 2019

Hong Kong has been thrown into disarray by a general strike called by anti-government protesters. 

For the past nine weeks protests have been going on in the territory, triggered by opposition to a planned extradition law and evolving into a wider movement for democratic reform. 

The ABC's China correspondent, Bill Birtles, speaks with Karyn from Hong Kong.

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Photo: AFP