The Monday Catchup

credit: Al Jazeera

credit: Al Jazeera

Good morning! Here’s what you missed over the weekend:

The lead story: Democracy activists in Hong Kong battled with riot police over the weekend and into today after mainland Chinese authorities imposed new regulations on elections held in the semi-autonomous territory. Police employed tear gas and other riot gear but protesters still managed to control three major thoroughfares. Mostly students, the protesters have been calling for labour strikes.

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