Protesters vs police in Hong Kong

June 12, 2019

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A police officer is shown with a helmet and clear face mask down, striking a person with an umbrella with his batton.

Protesters clash with riot police during a demonstration near the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, China, June 12, 2019.

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Thomas Peter/Reuters

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