Hong Kong, China - Peoples Republic of
VARIOUS GROUPS STAGE JOINT PROTEST AGAINST TUNG CHEE WAH IN HONG KONG.
Lead by an effigy of Hong Kong leader Tung Chee-hwa, more than 1,000 protesters from various groups stage a joint demonstration in Hong Kong July 1, the day marking the 3rd anniversary of the the territory's handover to Chinese rule. Demonstrators denouced Tung and called on him to step down. The euphoria immediately after the handover has gone as Hong Kong, once a thriving city, is crawling its way out of the worst recession in decades following the Asian financial turmoil.