Fion Li+ Your Authors @fion_li @BloombergDeals + Bloomberg #HongKong (#millennial) bureau chief. HKU JMSC alum. Food lover. #TokyoMarathon2019 finisher. Views are my own. 你好! Aug. 18, 2019 1 min read + Your Authors

Very strong turnout despite heavy rain. Despite police ban on a march, Victoria Park just has too many protesters that eventually many took the streets nearby.

Tens of Thousands Mass in Park for Major Rally: #HongKong Update  https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-16/city-braces-for-yet-another-weekend-of-unrest-hong-kong-update  @bpolitics #tictocnews

crowd made way for ambulances outside #victoriapark.

Tens of Thousands Mass in Park for Major Rally: #HongKong Update  https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-16/city-braces-for-yet-another-weekend-of-unrest-hong-kong-update  @bpolitics #tictocnews #HongKongProtests #hkprotests

Ex-lawmakers Lee Cheuk-yan, Long hair and Jimmy Lai of Apple Daily are leading crowd to leave Victoria Park, and now in Wanchai. Officially only rally is allowed, police banned a march.

 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-16/city-braces-for-yet-another-weekend-of-unrest-hong-kong-update  @bpolitics #HongKongProtests #HongKong

Two hours since the rally started, it's still going strong. protesters continue to flood #victoriapark despite the heavy rain.

Tens of Thousands Mass in Park for Major Rally: #HongKong Update  https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-16/city-braces-for-yet-another-weekend-of-unrest-hong-kong-update  @bpolitics #tictocnews #HongKongProtests


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