People in hong Kong are open for the ninth weekend in a row, to the street to protest against the government of the special administrative region of China. Hong kong enjoys a high degree of autonomy.
- The ninth weekend of protests around the uitleveringswet in China
- A controversial law has been made for an indefinite period of time on the table
- The protesters demand, among others resign as leader Carrie Lam
- The lamb and the police, supported by the chinese.
The protests started Saturday, peacefully, with a march where, according to the organization, at least 120 000 people participated. The police speak of 42,000 people.
In the evening cast, mostly dressed in black, who, throughout the district, and temple street barricades and blocked the roads. The police fired tear gas grenades at the protestors, claiming to hunt. “We are not in the same place. We will make use of a hit-and-run tactics,” said one demonstrating worker.
Also on Sunday, there are again demonstrations are planned. The protesters are calling also for a general strike on Monday.
Observers see the current protests as the worst political crisis in hong Kong is under Chinese control. It was from 1841 to 1997 it was a British crown colony. Even in the ninth week of the demonstrations, and there are no signs that the protest movement has weakened.
The protesters in hong Kong to make the gas harmless, with a pylon
A controversial bill is now on the table
In response to the unrest has been a controversial bill, to identify suspects quickly, to be able to ship it to China. The protests led to repeated clashes between protestors and the police.
The government of hong Kong, Carrie Lam, the law is now on the table passed. Since then, the protests, however, evolved into a broader movement against the government and the police, who are accused of being too harsh to the protesters.
A lot of people in hong Kong fear the growing influence of the central government in Beijing and the demand for democratic reforms.
This is what we know about the unrest in hong Kong