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Hong Kong protesters march to US Consulate to call for help from Trump

Hong Kong (CNN)Thousands of Hong Kong protesters waving US flags are marching on the city's US Consulate Sunday to call for help from the Trump administration in ending a three-month stand off with the government.The march began in the Chater Garden public park in Hong Kong's business district before heading to the consulate as part of the 14th straight weekend of public demonstrations in the Asian financial hub.In a letter which protesters planned to presented to consulate officials, the group calls for the passing of the proposed "Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act 2019" by the US Congress.One banner carried at the march read "President Trump, please liberate Hong Kong" in English. Some marchers sang the US national anthem as they m ...