French 'spiderman' climbs HK tower, hoists reconciliation flag amid mass protests (16)

Reuters 2019.08.16 08:16
HONG KONG (Reuters) - French "spiderman" climber Alain Robert scaled a 68- storey skyscraper in Hong Kong on Friday to hoist a flag symbolizing reconciliation between China and the territory as weeks of escalating pro- democracy protests show no signs of abating. French urban climber Alain Robert climbs the Cheung Kong Center building in Hong Kong, China, August 16, 2019.
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