Weddings bells on hold for Hong Kong protester and her policeman fiance
05 December 2019 | 8:36 am
The venue is reserved, the wedding rings custom-made and the search for the dress has begun. But Hong Kong protester May's nuptials are on hold because her friends oppose her marrying a policeman.
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