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Last Updated: Tuesday, 1 July, 2003, 14:46 GMT 15:46 UK
In pictures: Hong Kong protests
Honk Kong demonstrators, 1 July 2003
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Tens of thousands marched against the planned introduction of a new subversion law in the territory
Protesters burning a Chinese flag
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Critics say that the legislation will enable the authorities to clamp down on dissent in Hong Kong, as they do in China
Protester
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Police stopped protesters disrupting ceremonies marking the sixth anniversary of Hong Kong reverting to Chinese rule
Tung Chee-hwa (centre) and his wife Betty Tung
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Feeling the heat? Hong Kong leader Tung Chee-hwa was assisted by his wife during the official ceremony
Flag-raising ceremony
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Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, standing on the left, flew in from Beijing for the 1 July festivities
Vendors on a lunch break
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Street vendors seemed to be hoping nostalgia for the old system would help them sell British memorabilia





SEE ALSO:
Q&A: HK's anti-subversion law
01 Jul 03  |  Asia-Pacific
HK concessions on subversion law
28 Jan 03  |  Asia-Pacific
US warns HK over anti-subversion law
22 Nov 02  |  Asia-Pacific
HK unveils anti-subversion law plan
24 Sep 02  |  Asia-Pacific
Fears for Hong Kong's freedom
01 Jul 02  |  Asia-Pacific


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