Hong Kong pro-democracy activists hoist ‘Lady Liberty’ statue above city to rally protests

Anti-government protesters set up a 4 meter tall "Statue of Lady Liberty Hong Kong" on the iconic Lion Rock, in Hong Kong, China, October 13, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong protesters scaled the city’s Lion Rock peak and hoisted a large statue they called “Lady Liberty” early on Sunday to rally anti-government activists ahead of more planned demonstrations in the Asian financial hub. The three-metre (9-feet) statue, wearing a gas mask, helmet and protective goggles, was carried up the […]

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