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Emergency rules fail to quell unrest in Hong Kong

Riot police officers clash with anti-government protesters during a demonstration in Causeway Bay district in Hong Kong, China October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Riot police officers clash with anti-government protesters during a demonstration in Causeway Bay district in Hong Kong, China October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Riot police officers clash with anti-government protesters during a demonstration in Causeway Bay district in Hong Kong, China October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Anti-government protesters wear masks during a demonstration at Causeway Bay district, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Anti-government protesters wear masks during a demonstration at Causeway Bay district, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Anti-government protesters wear masks during a demonstration at Causeway Bay district, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A riot police officer clashes with a protester during an anti-government rally in central Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A riot police officer clashes with a protester during an anti-government rally in central Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A riot police officer clashes with a protester during an anti-government rally in central Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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A member of the press reacts after being hit with a petrol bomb during an anti-government rally in central Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A member of the press reacts after being hit with a petrol bomb during an anti-government rally in central Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A member of the press reacts after being hit with a petrol bomb during an anti-government rally in central Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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Anti-government protesters walk past defaced pictures of Chinese President Xi Jinping and other members of the government, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Anti-government protesters walk past defaced pictures of Chinese President Xi Jinping and other members of the government, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Anti-government protesters walk past defaced pictures of Chinese President Xi Jinping and other members of the government, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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A masked anti-government protester leaves after helping to set a fire at the entrance of a metro station, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

A masked anti-government protester leaves after helping to set a fire at the entrance of a metro station, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

A masked anti-government protester leaves after helping to set a fire at the entrance of a metro station, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Riot police detain a protester during an anti-government rally in central Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Riot police detain a protester during an anti-government rally in central Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Riot police detain a protester during an anti-government rally in central Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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A girl wearing a mask is pictured during an anti-government rally at Causeway Bay, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A girl wearing a mask is pictured during an anti-government rally at Causeway Bay, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A girl wearing a mask is pictured during an anti-government rally at Causeway Bay, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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Anti-government start a fire in a barricade in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Anti-government start a fire in a barricade in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Anti-government start a fire in a barricade in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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A taxi that ploughed into protesters is seen in the aftermath in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. CSW.POWER / LEE MAN HO/via REUTERS

A taxi that ploughed into protesters is seen in the aftermath in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. CSW.POWER / LEE MAN HO/via REUTERS

A taxi that ploughed into protesters is seen in the aftermath in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. CSW.POWER / LEE MAN HO/via REUTERS
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A taxi that ploughed into protesters is seen in the aftermath in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. CSW.POWER / LEE MAN HO/via REUTERS

A taxi that ploughed into protesters is seen in the aftermath in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. CSW.POWER / LEE MAN HO/via REUTERS

A taxi that ploughed into protesters is seen in the aftermath in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. CSW.POWER / LEE MAN HO/via REUTERS
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An anti-government protester throws back a tear gas canister during a demonstration in Wan Chai district in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

An anti-government protester throws back a tear gas canister during a demonstration in Wan Chai district in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

An anti-government protester throws back a tear gas canister during a demonstration in Wan Chai district in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A People's Liberation Army soldier holds a yellow banner to warn anti-government protesters during a demonstration following the government's ban on face masks under emergency law, outside Osborn Barracks, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A People's Liberation Army soldier holds a yellow banner to warn anti-government protesters during a demonstration following the government's ban on face masks under emergency law, outside Osborn Barracks, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019....more

A People's Liberation Army soldier holds a yellow banner to warn anti-government protesters during a demonstration following the government's ban on face masks under emergency law, outside Osborn Barracks, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A woman cries as she watches riot police detain an anti-government protester during a demonstration following the government's ban on face masks under emergency law, at Kowloon Tong, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A woman cries as she watches riot police detain an anti-government protester during a demonstration following the government's ban on face masks under emergency law, at Kowloon Tong, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A woman cries as she watches riot police detain an anti-government protester during a demonstration following the government's ban on face masks under emergency law, at Kowloon Tong, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Anti-government protesters break a window at the entrance of a metro station, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Anti-government protesters break a window at the entrance of a metro station, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Anti-government protesters break a window at the entrance of a metro station, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Anti-government protesters take cover during a demonstration in Wan Chai district, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Anti-government protesters take cover during a demonstration in Wan Chai district, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Anti-government protesters take cover during a demonstration in Wan Chai district, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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An anti-government protester throws an object towards riot police during a demonstration in Wan Chai district, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

An anti-government protester throws an object towards riot police during a demonstration in Wan Chai district, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

An anti-government protester throws an object towards riot police during a demonstration in Wan Chai district, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Masked protesters react in a cloud of tear gas during an anti-government rally in central Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Masked protesters react in a cloud of tear gas during an anti-government rally in central Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Masked protesters react in a cloud of tear gas during an anti-government rally in central Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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Anti-government protesters run away from tear gas during a demonstration in Wan Chai district in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Anti-government protesters run away from tear gas during a demonstration in Wan Chai district in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Anti-government protesters run away from tear gas during a demonstration in Wan Chai district in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Masked protesters holding umbrellas walk during an anti-government rally at Causeway Bay, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Masked protesters holding umbrellas walk during an anti-government rally at Causeway Bay, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Masked protesters holding umbrellas walk during an anti-government rally at Causeway Bay, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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Anti-government protesters use a machine during a demonstration in Causeway Bay district in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Anti-government protesters use a machine during a demonstration in Causeway Bay district in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Anti-government protesters use a machine during a demonstration in Causeway Bay district in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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An anti-government protester runs away from tear gas during a demonstration in Wan Chai district in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

An anti-government protester runs away from tear gas during a demonstration in Wan Chai district in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

An anti-government protester runs away from tear gas during a demonstration in Wan Chai district in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A Filipino woman is transferred by rescue workers after she was shocked by tear gas during a demonstration in Wan Chai district, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A Filipino woman is transferred by rescue workers after she was shocked by tear gas during a demonstration in Wan Chai district, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A Filipino woman is transferred by rescue workers after she was shocked by tear gas during a demonstration in Wan Chai district, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A messages is seen on a wall during a demonstration in Wan Chai district in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A messages is seen on a wall during a demonstration in Wan Chai district in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A messages is seen on a wall during a demonstration in Wan Chai district in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Riot police officers run towards anti-government protesters during a demonstration in Causeway Bay district in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Riot police officers run towards anti-government protesters during a demonstration in Causeway Bay district in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Riot police officers run towards anti-government protesters during a demonstration in Causeway Bay district in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Anti-government protesters hold bamboo poles during a demonstration following a government's ban on face masks under emergency law, at Sham Shui Po, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Anti-government protesters hold bamboo poles during a demonstration following a government's ban on face masks under emergency law, at Sham Shui Po, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Anti-government protesters hold bamboo poles during a demonstration following a government's ban on face masks under emergency law, at Sham Shui Po, in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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An inflatable duck is seen during an anti-government rally in central Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

An inflatable duck is seen during an anti-government rally in central Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

An inflatable duck is seen during an anti-government rally in central Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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Masked protesters hold umbrellas during an anti-government rally in central Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Masked protesters hold umbrellas during an anti-government rally in central Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Masked protesters hold umbrellas during an anti-government rally in central Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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Bricks and debris are seen in a street in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Bricks and debris are seen in a street in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Bricks and debris are seen in a street in Hong Kong, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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