Monday, June 24, 2019

HONG KONG - People Power, the Umbrella Revolution

"What Hong Kong’s backpedal on China extradition law means for Beijing" PBS NewsHour 6/17/2019


SUMMARY:  Huge demonstrations in Hong Kong protesting a proposed Chinese extradition law seem to have paid off, as the city’s chief executive has indefinitely suspended the controversial legislation.  What does the backtracking mean for Hong Kong and Beijing?  Nick Schifrin talks to Lee Cheuk Yan, a co-founder of Hong Kong’s Democratic Party, and Doug Paal of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

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