New York, Boston Show Support for Hong Kong

Image: Rally Held In NYC's Times Square In Support Of Hong Kong Democracy Activists
Dozens of people demonstrate in Times Square to show solidarity with pro democracy events in Hong Kong on Oct. 1, in New York City. Spencer Platt / Getty Images

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Dozens of people demonstrated in the U.S. in support of the pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, on Wednesday. Pro-democracy rallies spread further throughout Hong Kong on Wednesday, China's National Day holiday, and show no sign of weakening. In New York, dozens of people filled parts of Times Square for an evening rally with umbrellas, pro-Hong-Kong signs and chants of solidarity.

People hold candles and umbrellas during a demonstration in support of the pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, in Boston, Mass., on Wednesday.BRIAN SNYDER / Reuters