PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Hong Kong democracy supporters form human chain

Clip: 08/23/2019 | 8m 15s | Video has closed captioning.

In our news wrap Friday, democracy advocates in Hong Kong formed a human chain stretching 25 miles to show solidarity and appeal for international support. It was inspired by a human chain in the Baltic states 30 years ago that protested Soviet rule. Also, the Assad regime secured another victory in its long fight to reclaim control of Syria, seizing territory near the last major rebel stronghold.

Aired: 08/23/19

Rating: NR

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