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HKFP Lens: Dozens of pro-Beijing, pro-democracy activists face off during Zhang’s banquet

Dozens of pro-Beijing, pro-democracy and Falun Gong activists faced off outside the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on Wednesday. Police officers separated the groups as China’s No. 3 politician Zhang Dejiang attended a banquet hosted by the government in his honour.
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A protester holds a placard reading “Against Hong Kong independence”. Photo: Dan Garrett.

See also: Hong Kong will ‘undoubtedly rot’ if ‘viable’ Basic Law abandoned, says China’s Zhang Dejiang.

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Photo: Dan Garrett.

See also: Police arrest Demosistō activists after attempt to block Zhang’s motorcade on final day of visit.

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Photo: Dan Garrett.

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“A warm welcome for chairman Zhang Dejiang’s visit”. Photo: Dan Garrett.

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Photo: Dan Garrett.

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Photo: Dan Garrett.

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“Welcome chairman Zhang Dejiang”, a Voice of Loving Hong Kong sign reads. Photo: Dan Garrett.

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Photo: Dan Garrett.

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HKFP Lens: Dozens of pro-Beijing, pro-democracy activists face off during Zhang's banquet