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Hong Kong protesters plead for U.S. help

An anti-government demonstrator holds a U.S. flag as they march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. Tens of thousands of mostly young pro-democracy activists rallied in Hong Kong  in the first legal protest since the introduction of colonial-era emergency laws and pleaded for help from the United States.  REUTERS/Ammar Awad

An anti-government demonstrator holds a U.S. flag as they march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. Tens of thousands of mostly young pro-democracy activists rallied in Hong Kong in the first legal...more

An anti-government demonstrator holds a U.S. flag as they march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. Tens of thousands of mostly young pro-democracy activists rallied in Hong Kong in the first legal protest since the introduction of colonial-era emergency laws and pleaded for help from the United States. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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Anti-government demonstrators march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Anti-government demonstrators march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Anti-government demonstrators march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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A man holds the U.S. flag and a placard as anti-government demonstrators march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

A man holds the U.S. flag and a placard as anti-government demonstrators march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

A man holds the U.S. flag and a placard as anti-government demonstrators march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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A banner is seen as anti-government demonstrators march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

A banner is seen as anti-government demonstrators march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

A banner is seen as anti-government demonstrators march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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Anti-government demonstrator holds a placard as they march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Anti-government demonstrator holds a placard as they march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Anti-government demonstrator holds a placard as they march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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Anti-government demonstrators march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Anti-government demonstrators march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Anti-government demonstrators march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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Anti-government demonstrator holds a placard as they march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Anti-government demonstrator holds a placard as they march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Anti-government demonstrator holds a placard as they march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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An anti-government demonstrator is detained during a protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

An anti-government demonstrator is detained during a protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

An anti-government demonstrator is detained during a protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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Anti-government demonstrators march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Anti-government demonstrators march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Anti-government demonstrators march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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Anti-government demonstrator holds U.S. flag as they march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Anti-government demonstrator holds U.S. flag as they march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Anti-government demonstrator holds U.S. flag as they march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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Anti-government demonstrator holds U.S. flag as they march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Anti-government demonstrator holds U.S. flag as they march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Anti-government demonstrator holds U.S. flag as they march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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Anti-government demonstrators march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Anti-government demonstrators march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Anti-government demonstrators march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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Anti-government demonstrator holds U.S. flag as they march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Anti-government demonstrator holds U.S. flag as they march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Anti-government demonstrator holds U.S. flag as they march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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Anti-government demonstrator holds U.S. flag as they march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Anti-government demonstrator holds U.S. flag as they march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Anti-government demonstrator holds U.S. flag as they march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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Anti-government demonstrators march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Anti-government demonstrators march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Anti-government demonstrators march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, October 14. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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