WATCH | #HongKongProtest: Almost four months of protests - how did we get here and what's going on?

02 October 2019 - 18:01 By Deepa Kesa

The 70th anniversary of communist China's founding was marked by the use of live ammunition during defiant “Day of Grief” protests in Hong Kong on October 1 2019.

Pro-democracy activists ignored a police ban and took to the streets.

Protests in the Asian nation have been ongoing for almost four months.

Here is everything you need to know.