Our Convenor Angeline Chan spoke to CQ Press on Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement: "A lot of the protesters...feel that if they don't resist, the way of life we know in Hong Kong will disappear...They're fighting because they feel they have no choice”
Police in Hong Kong have arrested at least three young leaders, including one of the city’s most prominent democratic activists, a day before a weekend of new protests are expected to begin.
HONG KONG—Demonstrators staged the biggest rally challenging China’s authority over the city since Britain ceded control in 1997, marching through streets for hours to protest a proposed law that would let Beijing take people across the border to stand trial in the mainland.
(BBC) "Youngsters get really agitated and frustrated. They don't know what their future is," says local writer Jason Ng.
On a hot Hong Kong tram rattling through this densely packed human hive, he remarks that this is not the tour the Chinese president will get.
"He will be taken on a North Korean-style highly controlled tour where he will only see the best side of Hong Kong. He will not see pain and suffering or protesters."