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Have Hong Kong’s Democracy Protests Failed?

Nine pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong have been found guilty for their role in mass protests in 2014 that called for freer and fairer elections. They were convicted on charges of public nuisance, and are set to be sentenced next week. It all began as a movement calling for less political interference from the authorities in mainland China. So, almost five years on, what - if anything - did those protests achieve? Abubakr al Shamahi reports. #UmbrellaMovement #HongKong #China

Hong Kong marks fifth Umbrella Movement anniversary | Hong Kong Protests

Hong Kong marks fifth Umbrella Movement anniversary | Hong Kong Protests

Pro-democracy candidates secure majority of seats in Hong Kong

Pro-democracy candidates secure majority of seats in Hong Kong

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Hong Kong Democracy: Trio plead not guilty to public disorder charge

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Hong Kong Protests: Activists arrested, weekend protest cancelled

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