This weekend will show if Hong Kong’s protesters still have the support of the public

Fallout from airport protests lingers as the city heads into another weekend of upheaval.

As Hong Kong gears up for another weekend of protests, the fallout is still being felt from this week, which saw some of the most powerful, but also ugliest scenes since the city’s anti-government movement began more than two months ago.

For five days, thousands of protesters occupied the main terminal at Hong Kong International Airport, ultimately leading to two days of cancelled flights at one of the world’s busiest transit hubs.

The demonstration was as much a...
source: New Statesman

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