PBS NewsHour

Nearly 2 million gather in latest Hong Kong demonstration

Clip: 08/19/2019 | 3m 49s Video has closed captioning.

In Hong Kong, nearly two million people took to the streets in a sweeping show of support for democracy in the Chinese territory. The demonstrations remained peaceful, and Hong Kong police praised the absence of violence. But Chinese military forces are still gathering on the Hong Kong border, and Beijing continues to cast the protesters as criminals. Special correspondent Bruce Harrison reports.

Aired: 08/19/19

Rating: NR

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