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Pro-government protesters denounce Hong Kong 'rioters'

Updated : 2019-12-08 15:01:46

Hundreds of protesters waving red Chinese flags packed a Hong Kong park to vociferously denounce what they say is a reign of terror being imposed on the city by months of anti-government demonstrations. The protest highlighted the widening gulf between the pro- and anti-government camps in Hong Kong, with divisions that appear irreconcilable.

Pro-Beijing supporters wave the Chinese national flags during a rally in Hong Kong on Saturday. Six months of unrest have tipped Hong Kong's already weak economy into recession. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Pro-Beijing supporters wave the Chinese national flags during a rally in Hong Kong on Saturday. Six months of unrest have tipped Hong Kong's already weak economy into recession. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Protesters waving red Chinese flags packed a Hong Kong park to vociferously denounce what they say is a reign of terror being imposed on the city by months of anti-government demonstrations. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Protesters waving red Chinese flags packed a Hong Kong park to vociferously denounce what they say is a reign of terror being imposed on the city by months of anti-government demonstrations. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Pro-Beijing supporters hold up signs which reads
Pro-Beijing supporters hold up signs which reads "Black Terror, Rioters involved in politics" and "Support Police, Get rid of Violence" during a rally in Hong Kong on Saturday. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Pro-Beijing supporters wave the Chinese national flags during a rally. The protest highlighted the widening gulf between the pro- and anti-government camps in Hong Kong, with divisions that appear irreconcilable. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Pro-Beijing supporters wave the Chinese national flags during a rally. The protest highlighted the widening gulf between the pro- and anti-government camps in Hong Kong, with divisions that appear irreconcilable. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Pro-Beijing supporters wave the Chinese national flags during a rally in Hong Kong on Saturday. Demonstrators complained that they have grown scared of the black-clad, frequently violent hard core of the anti-government movement. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Pro-Beijing supporters wave the Chinese national flags during a rally in Hong Kong on Saturday. Demonstrators complained that they have grown scared of the black-clad, frequently violent hard core of the anti-government movement. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
A pro-Beijing supporter yells at a photographer during a rally.  (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
A pro-Beijing supporter yells at a photographer during a rally.  (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
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