Protest in Hongkong
Protest in Hongkong

London: Hong Kong’s government has reportedly decided to call off a meeting with students leading the pro-democracy movement in the city after demonstrators renewed calls to intensify the protest.

Chief Secretary Carrie Lam said that it was impossible to have a “constructive dialogue” after protest leaders called for an increase in efforts to occupy main protest areas, reported the BBC.

The demonstrators have been demanding a fully free election in 2017 for the post of Chief Executive, a demand that has been rejected by Beijing who wants to vet candidates for the upcoming elections.

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