PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Hong Kong braces for weekend of demonstrations

Clip: 08/16/2019 | 7m 31s

In our news wrap Friday, pro-democracy demonstrations resumed in Hong Kong, amid suspicion China could send in paramilitary forces to counter them. Hong Kong police insisted they would maintain control as thousands of students rallied against Beijing’s rule. Meanwhile, in Zimbabwe, police clashed with people protesting in the streets of Harare over inflation, water shortages and power outages.

Aired: 08/16/19

Rating: NR

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