'Waiting for a miracle': hope and resolve on the streets of Hong Kong

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Protesters, sharing masks and food, say now is the time to take a stand against China

Outside Admiralty station half a dozen people were handing out masks. A supply station was being stocked with cases of water bottles, towels, hard hats and in one case some sanitary pads and a bible. Barricades had been turned into makeshift ladders, helping protesters to climb over the road divider from one side to the other. The centre of Hong Kong was a no-go zone for traffic. Taxi drivers had given up for the day and gone home.

Among the protesters opposing the extradition bill there was a sense of unity, purpose and urgency.

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