About 600 people turn out in Sydney, many with face masks wary of alleged Chinese state surveillance
Hundreds of people have rallied in Sydney in support of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, despite warnings from Beijing for foreign governments and protesters to stay clear of the issue.
Around 500 to 600 people gathered at Sydney’s Belmore Park on Sunday afternoon, while Hong Kong braced for hundreds of thousands to rally in the central business district.
Total withdrawal of the controversial extradition bill, which sparked the protests 11 weeks ago
Withdrawal of all accusations against protesters that they engaged in “riots”
The unconditional release of more than 700 arrested protesters, and all charges dropped
The launch of an independent inquiry into police brutality
Implementation of universal suffrage for Hong Kong