Brewing Conflict Protests in Hong Kong Unlikely to Yield Results

Resistance to a planned extradition law has enlivened the opposition in Hong Kong after several years of placidity. But the danger of confrontation with Beijing is real and neither side seems ready for compromise.
Police in Hong Kong during recent protests there

Police in Hong Kong during recent protests there

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A protester in Hong Kong

A protester in Hong Kong

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