Hong Kong Police Begin Clearing Protest Areas

November 18, 2014 09:31 AM
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Backed by a court order, authorities in Hong Kong have begun clearing protest barricades from some of the streets in the city's main business district. The slow, but calculated effort aims to evict pro-democracy protesters without provoking more dissent. Demonstrators say the effort to clear the streets could take days. VOA's Bill Ide has more from Beijing.