PBS NewsHour

China warns Hong Kong protesters, calling them 'criminals'

Clip: 08/06/2019 | 3m 51s Video has closed captioning.

A day after a strike disrupted public transportation and blocked major roads in Hong Kong, China’s central government strongly condemned the protesters, whom it called “criminals.” It did not address the grievances of the pro-democracy forces or propose solutions, but rather warned them not to “mistake our restraint for weakness.” Jonathan Miller of Independent Television News reports.

Aired: 08/06/19

Expired: 09/05/19

Rating: NR

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