Hong Kong Protests

One Million People Attend Hong Kong New Year’s Day Protest

Protesters in Hong Kong sent a message on Wednesday that they did not intend for their pro-democracy movement to die down in 2020, starting the year attracting one million to an assembly that concluded with police violently cracking down, arresting hundreds, and pepper-spraying a lawmaker in the face.

TOPSHOT - People take part in a pro-democracy march in Hong Kong on January 1, 2020. - Tens of thousands of protesters marched in Hong Kong during a massive pro-democracy rally on New Year's Day, looking to carry the momentum of their movement into 2020. (Photo by ISAAC LAWRENCE / …

Chinese Government Propaganda Urges Supporters to Burn Down White House

The People’s Daily, the official newspaper of the Communist Party of China, and the government’s CCTV broadcaster published images this week depicting Chinese people ransacking an inaccurate rendition of the White House, a call to violence in response to Washington supporting pro-democracy Hong Kong protesters.

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