Tag : pro-democracy protests Hong Kong
title : China's National Security Law Enacted in Hong Kong, Overriding 'One Country, Two Systems'
summary : China's President Xi Jinping has signed into law a controversial national security legislation for Hong Kong on Monday, according to Xinhua News Agency. The law was passed without consultation and oversight by Hong Kong's Legislative Council, overriding the principle of 'one country, two systems' in the Basic Law.
date : Jun 30, 2020 04:25 PM EDT
title : Tens of Thousands in Hong Kong Remembers Tiananmen Square Massacre of June 4, 1989; But Generational Split Opens Up
summary : The Tiananmen Square Massacre of 1989 has taken on a special meaning this year in Hong Kong, the only city in China where commemorations can be openly held. That’s because it is occurring under the backdrop of pro-democracy protests that have placed the city at odds in mainland China and even divided the protesters themselves.
date : Jun 05, 2015 12:45 AM EDT