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BBC News 10 Oct 2020

Hong Kong protesters facing prison after being shot by police

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Hong Kong has seen more than 1,000 underage protesters arrested since the outbreak of mass anti-government protests in 2019.

Close to 700 have been charged with rioting.

Danny Vincent spoke to two students shot by live rounds at point blank range who are now facing trial.


More than 400 people in Chile have suffered eye injuries after being shot by police while protesting against inequality. They allege that police deliberately aimed teargas canisters and rubber bullets at protesters' faces. 
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At least 90 people have been arrested in Hong Kong in protests against the government's decision to postpone elections. Police fired pepper balls at pro-democracy campaigners. Protesters are angry that authorities will hold elections to the city's legislature next July instead of this Sunday. Authorities have blamed the coronavirus pandemic for the delay. Anti-government protests have been held across Hong Kong since June last year, but slowed dramatically after China passed its so-called Hong Kong National Security Law.

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