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China threatens 'no mercy' against Hong Kong protesters

Clip: 08/12/2019 | 3m 19s

Violence is rising between protesters and police in Hong Kong, with China threatening to unleash retribution upon those who challenge its authority. Police attacked pro-democracy demonstrators Monday, severely injuring one, while media in Beijing warned it might send Chinese paramilitary forces. The escalation has Hong Kong feeling panicked. Jonathan Miller of Independent Television News reports.

Aired: 08/12/19

Expired: 09/11/19

Rating: NR

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