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Protesters take to the streets as Hong Kong imposes emergency powers

An anti-government protester wearing mask smashes a bureau of Bank of China during a demonstration after a government's ban on face masks under emergency law, at Mong Kok, in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An anti-government protester wearing mask smashes a bureau of Bank of China during a demonstration after a government's ban on face masks under emergency law, at Mong Kok, in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An anti-government protester wearing mask smashes a bureau of Bank of China during a demonstration after a government's ban on face masks under emergency law, at Mong Kok, in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Anti-government protesters run away from a tear gas canister in Wong Tai Sin district, Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Anti-government protesters run away from a tear gas canister in Wong Tai Sin district, Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Anti-government protesters run away from a tear gas canister in Wong Tai Sin district, Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Anti-government protesters carry their friend who was shot by rubber bullets in Wong Tai Sin district, Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Anti-government protesters carry their friend who was shot by rubber bullets in Wong Tai Sin district, Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Anti-government protesters carry their friend who was shot by rubber bullets in Wong Tai Sin district, Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Anti-government protesters set to fire one of the entrances at the metro station at Causeway Bay in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Anti-government protesters set to fire one of the entrances at the metro station at Causeway Bay in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Anti-government protesters set to fire one of the entrances at the metro station at Causeway Bay in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Anti-government protesters block the roads in Central Hong Kong, October 4, 2019.  REUTERS/Susana Vera

Anti-government protesters block the roads in Central Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Anti-government protesters block the roads in Central Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Firefighters try to extinguish a fire set by anti-government protesters in Wong Tai Sin district, in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire set by anti-government protesters in Wong Tai Sin district, in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire set by anti-government protesters in Wong Tai Sin district, in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Anti-government protesters vandalize the metro entrance in Causeway Bay district in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Anti-government protesters vandalize the metro entrance in Causeway Bay district in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Anti-government protesters vandalize the metro entrance in Causeway Bay district in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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An anti-government protester wears a mask made with a FedEx envelope during a demonstration in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

An anti-government protester wears a mask made with a FedEx envelope during a demonstration in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

An anti-government protester wears a mask made with a FedEx envelope during a demonstration in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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An anti-government protester wears a mask as he sets a fire outside Mong Kok Mass Transit Railway (MTR) station in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An anti-government protester wears a mask as he sets a fire outside Mong Kok Mass Transit Railway (MTR) station in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An anti-government protester wears a mask as he sets a fire outside Mong Kok Mass Transit Railway (MTR) station in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Water from a fire hydrant spill inside a MTR station in Wong Tai Sin district, Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Water from a fire hydrant spill inside a MTR station in Wong Tai Sin district, Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Water from a fire hydrant spill inside a MTR station in Wong Tai Sin district, Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Anti-government protesters set up a barricade in Wong Tai Sin district, in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Anti-government protesters set up a barricade in Wong Tai Sin district, in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Anti-government protesters set up a barricade in Wong Tai Sin district, in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Anti-government protesters help one another cross the road after blocking it in downtown Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Anti-government protesters help one another cross the road after blocking it in downtown Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Anti-government protesters help one another cross the road after blocking it in downtown Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Anti-government protesters wear masks during a demonstration at Mong Kok, Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Anti-government protesters wear masks during a demonstration at Mong Kok, Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Anti-government protesters wear masks during a demonstration at Mong Kok, Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Anti-Government protesters stand behind a column of water from a fire hydrant in Wong Tai Sin district, Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Anti-Government protesters stand behind a column of water from a fire hydrant in Wong Tai Sin district, Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Anti-Government protesters stand behind a column of water from a fire hydrant in Wong Tai Sin district, Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Riot police chase away anti-government protesters near Causeway Bay metro station in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Riot police chase away anti-government protesters near Causeway Bay metro station in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Riot police chase away anti-government protesters near Causeway Bay metro station in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Anti-government protesters smash windows at a government office in Wong Tai Sin district, Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Anti-government protesters smash windows at a government office in Wong Tai Sin district, Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Anti-government protesters smash windows at a government office in Wong Tai Sin district, Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Anti-government protesters wearing masks smash Mong Kok Mass Transit Railway (MTR) station at Mong Kok, Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Anti-government protesters wearing masks smash Mong Kok Mass Transit Railway (MTR) station at Mong Kok, Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Anti-government protesters wearing masks smash Mong Kok Mass Transit Railway (MTR) station at Mong Kok, Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Anti-government protesters block a street in Central Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Anti-government protesters block a street in Central Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Anti-government protesters block a street in Central Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Anti-government protesters vandalize a mobile phone store in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Anti-government protesters vandalize a mobile phone store in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Anti-government protesters vandalize a mobile phone store in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Anti-government protesters wearing masks attend a demonstration after a government's ban on face masks under emergency law, at Mong Kok, Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Anti-government protesters wearing masks attend a demonstration after a government's ban on face masks under emergency law, at Mong Kok, Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Anti-government protesters wearing masks attend a demonstration after a government's ban on face masks under emergency law, at Mong Kok, Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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An anti-government protester covers their face in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

An anti-government protester covers their face in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

An anti-government protester covers their face in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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An anti-government protester wearing mask smashes the logo of MTR during a demonstration at Mong Kok, Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An anti-government protester wearing mask smashes the logo of MTR during a demonstration at Mong Kok, Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An anti-government protester wearing mask smashes the logo of MTR during a demonstration at Mong Kok, Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Anti-government protesters open umbrellas to block people from photographs during a demonstration at Mong Kok, Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Anti-government protesters open umbrellas to block people from photographs during a demonstration at Mong Kok, Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Anti-government protesters open umbrellas to block people from photographs during a demonstration at Mong Kok, Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Anti-government protesters block one of the entrances to the metro station at Causeway Bay in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Anti-government protesters block one of the entrances to the metro station at Causeway Bay in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Anti-government protesters block one of the entrances to the metro station at Causeway Bay in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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A masked anti-government protester sets a trash can in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

A masked anti-government protester sets a trash can in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

A masked anti-government protester sets a trash can in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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An anti-government protester wears a mask during a demonstration in Wong Tai Sin district, in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

An anti-government protester wears a mask during a demonstration in Wong Tai Sin district, in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

An anti-government protester wears a mask during a demonstration in Wong Tai Sin district, in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A masked anti-government protester helps to build a barricade in the exterior of the Legislative Council Complex in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

A masked anti-government protester helps to build a barricade in the exterior of the Legislative Council Complex in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

A masked anti-government protester helps to build a barricade in the exterior of the Legislative Council Complex in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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An anti-government protester throws a rock into a vandalized store in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

An anti-government protester throws a rock into a vandalized store in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

An anti-government protester throws a rock into a vandalized store in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Anti-government protesters run carrying barriers as they block a street in Central Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Anti-government protesters run carrying barriers as they block a street in Central Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Anti-government protesters run carrying barriers as they block a street in Central Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Anti-government protesters burn a banner that commemorates the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, in Central Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Anti-government protesters burn a banner that commemorates the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, in Central Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Anti-government protesters burn a banner that commemorates the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, in Central Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Anti-government protesters block a street in Central Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Anti-government protesters block a street in Central Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Anti-government protesters block a street in Central Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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Anti-government office workers wearing masks attend a lunch time protest, after local media reported on an expected ban on face masks under emergency law, at Central, in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Anti-government office workers wearing masks attend a lunch time protest, after local media reported on an expected ban on face masks under emergency law, at Central, in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Anti-government office workers wearing masks attend a lunch time protest, after local media reported on an expected ban on face masks under emergency law, at Central, in Hong Kong, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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