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Hong Kong Protestors Break into Legislative Building Amid Push for Democracy

Hong Kong protestors broke into the legislative building on Monday as demonstrators continue to push for democratic elections.

HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of protesters in Hong Kong swarmed into the legislature’s main building Monday night, tearing down portraits of legislative leaders and spray-painting pro-democracy slogans on the walls of the main chamber.

The sharp escalation in tactics came on the anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China, a city holiday, and reflected mounting frustration with Hong Kong’s leader for not responding to protesters’ demands after several weeks of demonstrations.

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