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Increasing Citizens’ Anxiety About Hong Kong Police Force
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【Hong Kong Protests】Prince Edward Station Attack
【Hong Kong Protests】Prince Edward Station Attack On August 31, 2019, a terrible incident occurred on the premises of Prince Edward Station. On that day, Hong Kong police raided the demonstrators, injuring many people, including passengers. Many health workers tried to go to the scene to help the victim, but police blocked the entrance to the subway and prevented them from rescuing the victim. Hong...
【Hong Kong Protests】Young People Who Hate Demonstrators and Cut Ties
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Jackie Chan’s Patriotic Remarks and Pressure on Cathay Pacific
Jackie Chan’s Patriotic Remarks and Pressure on Cathay Pacific On August 4, 2019, demonstrators threw the Chinese flag at the port of Tsim Sha Tsui into the sea. Many Chinese media have begun to report that the flag should be respected by all Chinese people. When actor Jackie Chan was interviewed, he insisted that “I wanted to express the most basic principles of patriotism...
Distrust of the Police Got Decisive in the 2019 Yuen Long Attack
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【Hong Kong】The Extradition Bill Explained
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