hong-kong-pro-democracy-movement-crushes-beijing-at-the-ballot-box

Sunday, Hong Kongers delivered Beijing another powerful blow, not by force or violence, but by exercising their rights at the ballot box. More than 3 million Hong Kongers, a historical record high, cast votes in last weekend’s local district elections. After the 2015 election, all district councils were under the control of pro-Beijing candidates. This…

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be-brave-be-water.-be-ready:-three-days-among-the-freedom-protesters-in-hong-kong

On a gray, humid day in June, a 35-year-old man named Marco Leung climbed atop a platform on elevated scaffolding outside the ritzy complex known as Pacific Place in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong, and announced he was tired of being ignored. He wore a bright yellow raincoat festooned with slogans — in the…

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In a move to appease protesters, Hong Kong is reportedly set to formally withdraw the China Extraditions Bill. Hong Kong shares spiked after the news. | Source: Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFPDow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) futures climbed 200 points higher in early trading Wednesday. Optimism returned to the market as Hong Kong leader…

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