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Hong Kong: protesters lift highway blockade on proviso elections proceed

22 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Demonstrators say local elections must continue, amid fears of postponement to avoid losses for pro-China candidates Protesters in Hong Kong have cleared part of a highway blocked by demonstrators since Monday as a gesture of goodwill, as political unrest paralysed the city for a fifth day in a row. At a 3am press conference demonstrators at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, one of the main battlegrounds of the last week, said they would reopen the Tolo highway, a major traffic artery, outside of the school.
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