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China is erasing its border with Hong Kong

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The border has an expiration date..
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When Britain handed Hong Kong back to China in 1997, Chinese leaders agreed that Hong Kong would be able to keep its economic and political systems, including some of the civil freedoms denied to China’s citizens on the mainland, for the next 50 years.
Although Hong Kong still has nearly 30 years of semi-autonomy left, China has started tightening its grip, and many believe it is chipping away at Hong Kong’s freedoms. In this episode, I explore how Hong Kong is dealing with the looming deadline and China’s premature moves..
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We've released a video explaining the recent demonstrations rocking Hong Kong, as citizens there protest against the government's proposed bill that would allow extradition to China. To get the latest on the current situation, you can watch the video here:

by Vox 1 year ago

Imagine having an expiration date on freedom

by Lpecc Hallo 6 months ago

"Single party rule" is a fancy way of saying dictatorship

by Lucas 4 months ago

Oh look, turns out that China broke its promise. Didn't see that one coming...

by Ron Ronson 4 months ago

That bridge is an engineering marvel. The geopolitics of it is not.

by Mister Burkes 4 months ago

once they join china they'll loose their internet freedom.

by ETERNAL effect 4 months ago

Hong Kong: slowly identifies itself as Chinese
China: begins trying to speed up the rate they become Chinese
Hong Kong:*identifies itself as Hong Kong*
China: Surprise Pikachu Face

by Wilian Rodrigues 8 months ago

To be fair, the US is not really a multi-party system. It's a two-party system.

by David McGuinness 4 months ago

This week the US declared that Hong Kong is no longer an autonomous region and shall be treated the same as the rest of China, The UK will be accepting refugees from Hong Kong

by Tomás cinnsealeach 4 months ago

2020, China winding up the clock.

Britain has offered citizenship to the people of Hong Kong.

by That Guy 3 months ago

China: We will give them 50 years of independence.
Also China: GAS GAS GAS

by Spookaj 4 months ago

China has done same with, Taiwan & Tibet

by Shantanu 3 months ago

I hope Hong Kong can find away to keep their freedon

by Dom Warner 1 month ago

"The Bookstore Employee" story seems straight out of the book 1984.

by Nikhil Prakash 4 months ago

When I studied abroad in Hong Kong last summer I had no idea I would be witnessing such a unique city in its last few months :(

by Greg Huang 4 months ago

Who's watching in July 2020 when China just implemented the Security Law

by heidi kurz 3 months ago

Correction. Has erased the border with Hong Kong.

by Trollsif Stalin 3 months ago

Man you r lucky, if u shoot this video now u would have been in prison and never see the world again.

by Arjun Narayanan 3 months ago

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