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Hong Kong: Hundreds of protesters return to the international airport

2019-08-13T08:58:19.477Z

Flights departing and arriving from Hong Kong International Airport had just resumed when protestors reinvested the premises.



Flights departing and arriving from Hong Kong International Airport had just resumed when protestors reinvested the premises.

They had promised to come back after leaving the airport at night where they were doing a sit-in . Hundreds of pro-democracy activists again demonstrated at Hong Kong's international airport on Tuesday, AFP said, following a rally of thousands of them that prompted the cancellation of departing flights. at the arrival of this important international hub.

"Get up Hong Kong"

Passenger recordings had begun again since dawn while several hundred protesters joined the terminal of the eighth world airport, for a new mobilization. Protesters dressed in black, the pro-democracy movement's signature, proclaimed "Rise Hong Kong, Stand Up for Freedom" as passengers hurried to catch their delayed flights the day before.

On Monday, the airport authority made the rare decision to cancel all its flights after thousands of pro-democracy protesters invaded the arrivals hall. Activists flocked to the airport on Tuesday afternoon, just hours after pro-Beijing Hong Kong Executive Carrie Lam warned that their protests were pushing the city on "a path of no return". .

Source: europe1

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