Police and protesters clash in Hong Kong pro-democracy march

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Thousands take to streets after Beijing announces review of case that could stop two pro-independence MPs taking seats

A pro-democracy march that drew thousands of people in Hong Kong has ended in clashes with police after Beijing announced it was reviewing a case that could see two pro-democracy lawmakers banned from taking their seats in Hong Kong’s parliament.

Recent weeks have seen the semi-autonomous city thrown into a fresh round of political chaos, two years after the pro-democracy Umbrella Movement occupied key roads and thoroughfares with tent protests, as a younger generation of activists faces off against Beijing loyalists.

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