Pro-democracy, pro-government stage dueling protests in Hong Kong


CHILDREN THE MOST. ARTHEL: GILLIAN TURNER, THANK YOU VERY MUCH. ERIC? ERIC: SUPPORT FOR DEMOCRACY CAN DO TO ECHO. THERE WERE DUELING PROTESTS IN HONG KONG. PRO-DEMOCRACY ACTIVISTS TAKING TO THE STREETS FOR THE 11TH WEEKEND IN A ROW. THEY WERE JOINED BY THOUSANDS OF TEACHERS THIS TIME. MEANWHILE, ONE PRO-GOVERNMENT GROUP WAS OUTSIDE OF THE LEGISLATIVE ACCOUNTABILITY TO SHOW SUPPORT FOR THE BEIJING BACKED ADMINISTRATION. SUSAN LI HAS MORE FROM HONG KONG. REPORTER: THOUSAND TAKING PART IN MASS DEMONSTRATIONS ACROSS SEVERAL RALLIES IN THE CITY AND SET UP A WOMAN THAT WAS SUPPORTIVE OF THE HONG KONG PROTEST AND ONE SUPPORTIVE OF THE HONG KONG GOVERNMENT AND ONE THAT TURNED TENSE. THE ONE DOWNTOWN JUST OUTSIDE OF THE FAMOUS SKYSCRAPERS AND THE SKYLINE. TEACHERS TURNOUT FOR THE STUDENTS. WE WILL OF THE GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS WE HAD TYCOONS, REAL ESTATE BILLIONAIRES JOINING THOSE THAT CAME OUT IN SUPPORT OF THE HONG KONG GOVERNMENT. AND BY EXTENSION OF THE BEIJING AND CHINA AS WELL. ONE ACROSS THE WATERWAY HERE, A PEACEFUL PRO-DEMOCRACY MARCH. IT SEEMED DISSOLVED AN ALL-TOO-FAMILIAR SCENE IN HONG KONG. AND A STANDOFF HERE POLICE STATION ON A SATURDAY. POLICE ALREADY IN THEIR RIOT GEAR. HONG KONG POLICE DEALING WITH PROTESTERS HAVE UPPED THE ARMOR. THEY THIS IS A VERY BUSY TOURIST AREA AS WELL. AND LOCAL SHOP OWNERS SAY THEY’VE NEVER SEEN ANYTHING LIKE THIS IN THEIR GENERATION.

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