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HKFP Lens: A carnival of liberal causes – Hong Kong’s July 1 marchers unite for democracy

Sunday’s annual pro-democracy protest saw thousands march from Causeway Bay to the Central Government Offices in a push for greater democracy. While organisers put the turnout at 50,000, police put the figure at 9,800 – the lowest on record. Click to view full coverage of the day’s events.

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Albert Ho liu xia july 1

Albert Ho (centre). Photo: Dan Garrett/HKFP.

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minority ethnic rights july 1 protest

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Cheng Chung-tai july 1

Cheng Chung-tai. Photo: Dan Garrett/HKFP.

Leung Kwok-hung july 1

Leung Kwok-hung. Photo: Dan Garrett/HKFP.

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sex worker july 1 protest democracy

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minority ethnic rights july 1 protest

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Lau Siu-lai july 1

Lau Siu-lai. Photo: Dan Garrett/HKFP.

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police july 1 protest democracy

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joshua wong july 1 protest democracy

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liu xiaobo july 1

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ugl cy leung chun ying july 1

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cheng justice teresa july 1

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A pro-Beijing counter-protest. Photo: Dan Garrett/HKFP.

HKFP Lens: A carnival of liberal causes - Hong Kong's July 1 marchers unite for democracy