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Hong Kong: Women and girls attacked as police fail to protect peaceful protesters

Headline Title:  Hong Kong: Women and girls attacked as police fail to protect protesters 03 October 2014 Hong Kong’s police failed in their duty to protect hundreds of peaceful pro-democracy protesters from attacks by counter demonstrators on Friday evening, Amnesty International said. Women and girls were among those targeted, including incidents of sexual assault, harassment and intimidation, as counter-demonstrators clashed with pro-democracy protesters in the Mongkok and Causeway Bay areas of Hong Kong on Friday evening. "The police inaction tonight is shameful. The…

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