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As China celebrated the 70th anniversary since becoming a communist state, protesters in Hong Kong marched in the streets.
Pro-democracy protests are expected to take place in Hong Kong on Tuesday - on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Federal Republic. It's in defiance of a ban on the demonstrations taking place having been confirmed by the authorities.
A large crowd amassed for a protest rally ahead of Tuesday's 70th anniversary of communist rule in China.
The pro-China demonstrators chanted "Support the police" and "China, add oil", adapting a line used by anti-Hong Kong government protesters and loosely meaning: "China, keep your strength up."
"Hong Kong is China," one woman shouted.
Hundreds of pro-government protesters in Hong Kong waved Chinese flags and sang the Chinese national anthem several times on Friday, breaking out into cheers at the end of each rendition.
A group of black shirts entered Wan Chai Station. They kicked open the gates, broke display screens and smashed glass panels
Riot police marched on foot towards the Admiralty district in Hong Kong on Saturday.
Police used tear gas and a water cannon during protests outside the local headquarters of the China People's Liberation Army in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists were arrested ahead of planned protests over the weekend.
On the night of July 21 — a month ago today — about 100 white-shirted men stormed the station hours after protesters marched through central Hong Kong and defaced China's Liaison Office - the main symbol of Beijing's authority over the city.