A group of pro-Democracy protesters sang the United States’ national anthem after demonstrators shut-down Hong Kong International Airport for the second day in a row.
Video from Hong Kong shows pro-democracy protesters waving American flags and singing the American National Anthem.
Demonstrations have shutdown the city's airport for a second consecutive day and put the entire Chinese city on edge. pic.twitter.com/ZrYE5DzZYU
— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) August 13, 2019
Riot police have reportedly entered Hong Kong International Airport to disperse pro-Democracy protesters after demonstrations prompted officials to cancel all flights for the second day in a row.
Our correspondent @RamsaySky says protesters and press are being hit on the head as police move into Hong Kong airport.
— Sky News (@SkyNews) August 13, 2019
“Hong Kong International Airport canceled all flights for the second straight day on Tuesday as crowds of anti-government protesters clashed with police as they continued to occupy the terminals,” reports ABC News.
LIVE NOW: Protesters, police are clashing in Hong Kong International Airport after another day of demonstrations shut down flights: https://t.co/pY15j96GDL
— ABC News (@ABC) August 13, 2019
“Terminal operations at Hong Kong International Airport have been seriously disrupted, and all check-in processes have now been suspended,” the airport authority said in a statement.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.