9/11

Hong Kong Activists Halt Protests to Remember 9/11

Hong Kong activists announced on Wednesday that protests would be suspended to observe the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the United States. Meanwhile, China’s state-run media accused the protesters of planning 9/11-style terrorist attacks themselves, complete with photos of the planes hitting the World Trade Center in 2001.

A man holds a poster as others gather at a shopping mall in the Shatin area of Hong Kong on September 11, 2019, to sing a recently penned protest song titled 'Glory to Hong Kong which has been gaining popularity in the city. (Photo by Nicolas ASFOURI / AFP) (Photo …