Ahead of the first bell, these students are taking a stand: It's the second week running that they've formed human chains outside their schools across Hong Kong... as part of the pro-democracy protests that have rocked the region for months. These Hong Kong Baptist University students also joined in... for them, the stakes are too high not to. 9. (SOUNDBITE) (English) UNNAMED STUDENT OF HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY, SAYING: "We will never give up because once we step back, we will lose forever. So we will keep doing this and our action will be escalated."Hong Kong's hugely unpopular extradition bill has been scrapped by leader Carrie Lam, but demonstrator's demands have broadened...They want an independent inquiry into police brutality, an amnesty for arrested protesters, authorities to stop describing protests as riots, and most of all, universal suffrage. 5. Protestors chanting slogans in Kowloon area UPSOUND (Cantonese): "Reclaim Hong Kong, revolution of our times! Five key demands, not one less."
These new demonstrations come a day after thousands marched to the US Consulate asking for President Trump's support...Over the weekend ,security at the airport was also stepped up to stop protesters from disturbing air traffic.As he tried to catch a flight on Sunday, Joshua Wong, A key leader of the movement , was arrested but released on Monday... and remains undetered. JOSHUA WONG SOT This kind of political oppression won't discourage us FROM fighting for international attention. flashIt's very important to get the attention to support the fight for Hong Kong's democracy." He's heading to Germany in an attempt to convince leaders to halt trade negotiations with Hong Kong and China over their human rights record.