Riot police retreat after clashes with protesters on Sunday. A Save the Children spokeswoman said the decision to cancel the event was made “in light of the recent protests in Hong Kong”. Photo: EPA-EFE

Save the Children calls off Hong Kong fundraising dinner over ‘safety concerns’

  • Last-minute decision made because of fears for the ‘safety and well-being of the guests’ and 100 children who were to perform at the event
  • Michael Pillsbury, an adviser to US President Donald Trump, was on the guest list – but a source says the charity was divided over whether he should attend
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Riot police retreat after clashes with protesters on Sunday. A Save the Children spokeswoman said the decision to cancel the event was made “in light of the recent protests in Hong Kong”. Photo: EPA-EFE
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