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Hong Kong protesters defy mask ban

Pro-democracy demonstrators urged people to celebrate Halloween by wearing masks in defiance of the government ban on face coverings

By AP in Hong Kong
  • Published 1.11.19, 4:28 PM
  • Updated 1.11.19, 4:28 PM
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People wearing masks gather on a street in Hong Kong, Thursday, October 31, 2019. Hong Kong authorities are bracing as pro-democracy protesters urged people on Thursday to celebrate Halloween by wearing masks on a march in defiance of a government ban on face coverings.

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A couple wearing Halloween costumes stand on a street in Hong Kong, Thursday, October 31, 2019.

A couple wearing Halloween costumes stand on a street in Hong Kong, Thursday, October 31, 2019.

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A man with a painted face holds signs decrying police brutality in Hong Kong, Thursday, October 31, 2019.

A man with a painted face holds signs decrying police brutality in Hong Kong, Thursday, October 31, 2019.

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A man in a Halloween mask stands next to police officers in riot gear in Hong Kong, Thursday, October 31, 2019.

A man in a Halloween mask stands next to police officers in riot gear in Hong Kong, Thursday, October 31, 2019.

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A man dressed as a dinosaur stands in the Mid-Levels area in Hong Kong, Thursday, October 31, 2019.

A man dressed as a dinosaur stands in the Mid-Levels area in Hong Kong, Thursday, October 31, 2019.

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A man dressed as Joaquin Phoenix's Joker walks past police officers in riot gear in Hong Kong, Thursday, October 31, 2019.

A man dressed as Joaquin Phoenix's Joker walks past police officers in riot gear in Hong Kong, Thursday, October 31, 2019.

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A man in a Halloween costume walks past police officers in riot gear in Hong Kong, Thursday, October 31, 2019.

A man in a Halloween costume walks past police officers in riot gear in Hong Kong, Thursday, October 31, 2019.

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Police officers in riot gear gather on a street in Hong Kong, Thursday, October 31, 2019

Police officers in riot gear gather on a street in Hong Kong, Thursday, October 31, 2019

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People in Guy Fawkes masks raise their hands as they gather on a street in Hong Kong, Thursday, October 31, 2019.

People in Guy Fawkes masks raise their hands as they gather on a street in Hong Kong, Thursday, October 31, 2019.

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A man wearing a mask of Chinese President Xi Jinping stands with peole wearing Guy Fawkes masks on a street in Hong Kong, Thursday, October 31, 2019.

A man wearing a mask of Chinese President Xi Jinping stands with peole wearing Guy Fawkes masks on a street in Hong Kong, Thursday, October 31, 2019.

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