Police intervene to protect flag-raising ceremony attended by territory’s leader Carrie Lam

Police in Hong Kong stopped about 20 pro-democracy protesters from getting near a flag-raising ceremony marking the 21st anniversary of the city’s handover from Britain to China.

The protesters on Sunday carried a coffin symbolising a death of democracy and chanted slogans against one-party rule in China, demands for universal suffrage in Hong Kong and mainland China, and freedom for Liu Xia, the widow of Nobel peace prize winner Liu Xiaobo.

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