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Thousands rally in Hong Kong to thank US after Trump signs bill backing protestors

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Chanting “Fight for freedom, stand with Hong Kong,” pro-democracy activists on Thursday urged the world to follow U.S. footsteps in supporting human rights in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory, as police teams began a cleanup of a university earlier occupied by demonstrators. Waving U.S. flags, thousands crowded a public square in central Hong Kong for a night “Thanksgiving” rally to thank the United States for passing two Hong Kong laws and vowed to “march on” with their fight, now entering its sixth month.

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