Police detain a man after protesters called for a rally in Hong Kong on September 6, 2020, to protest against the government's decision to postpone the legislative council election. Photo: AFP Police detain a man after protesters called for a rally in Hong Kong on September 6, 2020, to protest against the government's decision to postpone the legislative council election. Photo: AFP
Police detain a man after protesters called for a rally in Hong Kong on September 6, 2020, to protest against the government's decision to postpone the legislative council election. Photo: AFP
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Clashes underline hard work ahead

  • Return of violence to Hong Kong streets and the arrest of 289 people illustrate how difficult it will be to narrow society’s divide

Police detain a man after protesters called for a rally in Hong Kong on September 6, 2020, to protest against the government's decision to postpone the legislative council election. Photo: AFP Police detain a man after protesters called for a rally in Hong Kong on September 6, 2020, to protest against the government's decision to postpone the legislative council election. Photo: AFP
Police detain a man after protesters called for a rally in Hong Kong on September 6, 2020, to protest against the government's decision to postpone the legislative council election. Photo: AFP
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