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News in Review - October 2019 Battling Beijing: Hong Kong's Summer of Protest

In the spring of 2019 Beijing announced an extradition bill that would have allowed Hong Kong residents to be extradited and tried in Communist mainland China. That led to growing protests demanding the withdrawal of the bill. Frustrations mounted and so did the use of force on both sides. As crowds grew into the millions, Chinese officials used tear gas, ...
  • 2019
  • 00:14:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/17/2019

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The National From resistance to resignation in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s resistance movement is quieter than it was four years ago, but CBC’s Saša Petricic spoke to some of the people taking the risk to fight for democracy.
  • 2018
  • 00:05:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2018

News in Review - November 2014 Hong Kong: The Umbrella Revolution

Tens of thousands of citizens took to the streets of Hong Kong in protest against the Communist government in September 2014. They were angry after Beijing announced it would not allow a democratic selection of candidates for the position of Hong Kong’s chief executive in 2017. With protesters using their umbrellas for protection against police tear gas canisters, their demonstrations became known ...
  • 2014
  • 00:15:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/18/2014

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