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Hong Kong protesters defy mask ban

Anti-government protesters wear masks during a demonstration at Causeway Bay district, in Hong Kong, October 6. Protesters continue using masks to shield their identities and to protect their faces from police tear gas despite a ban under colonial-era emergency laws.  


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Anti-government protesters wear masks during a demonstration at Causeway Bay district, in Hong Kong, October 6. Protesters continue using masks to shield their identities and to protect their faces from police tear gas despite a ban under...more

Anti-government protesters wear masks during a demonstration at Causeway Bay district, in Hong Kong, October 6. Protesters continue using masks to shield their identities and to protect their faces from police tear gas despite a ban under colonial-era emergency laws. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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An anti-government protester wearing a mask plays a violin during a demonstration in the Tseung Kwan O residential area in Kowloon, Hong Kong, October 7.    REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

An anti-government protester wearing a mask plays a violin during a demonstration in the Tseung Kwan O residential area in Kowloon, Hong Kong, October 7. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

An anti-government protester wearing a mask plays a violin during a demonstration in the Tseung Kwan O residential area in Kowloon, Hong Kong, October 7. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A masked protester attends an anti-government rally in central Hong Kong, October 6. REUTERS/Jorge Silv

A masked protester attends an anti-government rally in central Hong Kong, October 6. REUTERS/Jorge Silv

A masked protester attends an anti-government rally in central Hong Kong, October 6. REUTERS/Jorge Silv
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A masked anti-government protester is pictured in Central Hong Kong, October 4. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A masked anti-government protester is pictured in Central Hong Kong, October 4. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A masked anti-government protester is pictured in Central Hong Kong, October 4. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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A protester wearing a mask is pictured during an anti-government rally at Causeway Bay, in Hong Kong, October 6. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A protester wearing a mask is pictured during an anti-government rally at Causeway Bay, in Hong Kong, October 6. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A protester wearing a mask is pictured during an anti-government rally at Causeway Bay, in Hong Kong, October 6. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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An anti-government protester wears a mask during a demonstration in Wong Tai Sin district, in Hong Kong, October 4. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

An anti-government protester wears a mask during a demonstration in Wong Tai Sin district, in Hong Kong, October 4. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

An anti-government protester wears a mask during a demonstration in Wong Tai Sin district, in Hong Kong, October 4. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A masked anti-government protester is pictured in Hong Kong, China October 4, 2019.  REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A masked anti-government protester is pictured in Hong Kong, China October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A masked anti-government protester is pictured in Hong Kong, China October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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An anti-government protester wears a mask during a demonstration in Wan Chai district, in Hong Kong, October 6. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

An anti-government protester wears a mask during a demonstration in Wan Chai district, in Hong Kong, October 6. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

An anti-government protester wears a mask during a demonstration in Wan Chai district, in Hong Kong, October 6. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Protesters wearing masks gather during an anti-government rally at Causeway Bay, in Hong Kong, October 6.  
 REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Protesters wearing masks gather during an anti-government rally at Causeway Bay, in Hong Kong, October 6. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Protesters wearing masks gather during an anti-government rally at Causeway Bay, in Hong Kong, October 6. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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A masked anti-government protester holds up their phone during a rally in Tsim Sha Tsui district, in Hong Kong, October 5. REUTERS/Susana Vera

A masked anti-government protester holds up their phone during a rally in Tsim Sha Tsui district, in Hong Kong, October 5. REUTERS/Susana Vera

A masked anti-government protester holds up their phone during a rally in Tsim Sha Tsui district, in Hong Kong, October 5. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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A masked anti-government protester is pictured in Central Hong Kong, October 4. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A masked anti-government protester is pictured in Central Hong Kong, October 4. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A masked anti-government protester is pictured in Central Hong Kong, October 4. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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A masked anti-government protester is pictured in Central Hong Kong, October 4. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A masked anti-government protester is pictured in Central Hong Kong, October 4. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A masked anti-government protester is pictured in Central Hong Kong, October 4. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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Anti-government protesters wear masks during a demonstration at Causeway Bay district, in Hong Kong, October 6. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Anti-government protesters wear masks during a demonstration at Causeway Bay district, in Hong Kong, October 6. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Anti-government protesters wear masks during a demonstration at Causeway Bay district, in Hong Kong, October 6. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A masked protester attends an anti-government rally in central Hong Kong, October 6. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A masked protester attends an anti-government rally in central Hong Kong, October 6. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A masked protester attends an anti-government rally in central Hong Kong, October 6. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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An anti-government protester wears a mask during a demonstration at Causeway Bay district, in Hong Kong, October 6. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

An anti-government protester wears a mask during a demonstration at Causeway Bay district, in Hong Kong, October 6. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

An anti-government protester wears a mask during a demonstration at Causeway Bay district, in Hong Kong, October 6. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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