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Hong Kong's protesters have worn masks to make it harder for police to identify them

Tear Gas As Hong Kong Protesters Don Halloween Masks

Hong Kong democracy activists donned Halloween masks lampooning the city's pro-Beijing leaders on Thursday, defying an emergency law that bans face coverings and sparking renewed clashes with police.Tear gas was fired in multiple locations Thursday evening, including near a popular nightclub district where thousands of protesters had gatecrashed Halloween celebrations.Online forums used to organise the largely leaderless movement encouraged supporters to use a night when revellers traditionally embrace costumes to mock a recently enacted ban on face masks at protests.
Protesters covered themselves with umbrellas as they gathered outside the Eastern District Courts in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Cabinet Member Floats Internet Curbs To Contain Unrest

Hong Kong may curb access to the internet in a bid to contain months of increasingly violent pro-democracy protests, a cabinet member told AFP on Monday, after an emergency-law ban on demonstrators wearing face masks failed to quell the unrest.The warning came as the international financial hub remained partly paralysed from three days of protests in which the city's rail network and business outlets seen as pro-China were badly vandalised.
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