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Hong Kong civil servants defy government to join protests

Civil servants attend a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. Thousands of civil servants joined in the anti-government protests in Hong Kong on Friday for the first time since they started two months ago, defying a warning from the authorities to remain politically neutral.   REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Civil servants attend a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. Thousands of civil servants joined in the anti-government protests in Hong Kong on Friday for the first time since they started two months ago, defying...more

Civil servants attend a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. Thousands of civil servants joined in the anti-government protests in Hong Kong on Friday for the first time since they started two months ago, defying a warning from the authorities to remain politically neutral. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Passengers on the tram shout slogans as civil servants attend a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Passengers on the tram shout slogans as civil servants attend a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Passengers on the tram shout slogans as civil servants attend a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Members of Hong Kong's medical sector light up their smartphones during a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

Members of Hong Kong's medical sector light up their smartphones during a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

Members of Hong Kong's medical sector light up their smartphones during a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez
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A member of Hong Kong's medical sector attends a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

A member of Hong Kong's medical sector attends a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

A member of Hong Kong's medical sector attends a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez
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Civil servants attend a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Civil servants attend a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Civil servants attend a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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A member of Hong Kong's medical sector attends a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

A member of Hong Kong's medical sector attends a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

A member of Hong Kong's medical sector attends a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez
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Civil servants attend a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Civil servants attend a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Civil servants attend a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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A protestor holds a banner during the medical sector's rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

A protestor holds a banner during the medical sector's rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

A protestor holds a banner during the medical sector's rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez
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Members of Hong Kong's medical sector light up their smartphones during a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

Members of Hong Kong's medical sector light up their smartphones during a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

Members of Hong Kong's medical sector light up their smartphones during a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez
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Civil servants attend a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Civil servants attend a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Civil servants attend a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Civil servants attend a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Civil servants attend a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Civil servants attend a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Civil servants attend a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Civil servants attend a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Civil servants attend a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Members of Hong Kong's medical sector attend a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

Members of Hong Kong's medical sector attend a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

Members of Hong Kong's medical sector attend a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez
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Civil servants attend a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2.  REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Civil servants attend a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Civil servants attend a rally to support the anti-extradition bill protest in Hong Kong, August 2. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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