PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Hong Kong officials move to deny new protests

Clip: 08/30/2019 | 4m 56s | Video has closed captioning.

In our news wrap Friday, authorities in Hong Kong moved to head off new pro-democracy protests, denying permission for a planned major march. But two veteran activists who had been arrested were released, vowing to “continue to fight.” Also, Australian officials lowered the outlook for the health of the Great Barrier Reef to “very poor,” saying warming oceans and other factors are killing coral.

Aired: 08/30/19

Rating: NR

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