As members of the Trinity community beat citizens indiscriminately and violently at the Yuen Long subway station in a clear attempt to punish anti-government demonstrators, it became clear that the stormy summer of Hong Kong had no end in sight. Evidence of complicity in the Hong Kong police incident and pro-Beijing legislator, Junius Ho, only added fuel to the fire in Hong Kong Fight.
What happened in Hong Kong?
Pro-democracy protesters were protesting on their way back from a rally in central Hong Kong, where riot police fired tear gas and rubber bullets at demonstrators.
The masked men stormed the Yuen Long Mid-Term Review at about 22:30 local time (1430 GMT).
“This is absolutely unacceptable to Hong Kong as a society that respects the rule of law, the government of the Special Administrative Region strongly condemns any violence and takes enforcement action seriously,” the government said in a statement.
A journalist, Gwyneth Ho, was attacked while she was in the middle of a live broadcast of News Stand. She is currently in hospital.
“The central government has promised not to change Hong Kong for 50 years, only 28 years before Hong Kong becomes part of China,” said a third commentator to reassure others as Hong Kong Fight.
This deadline of 2047, which began the clock time after the UK delivery Hong Kong to China in 1997, is at the forefront of the minds of mostly young protesters who took to the streets for nearly two months now, increasingly violent confrontations with the police and pro groups Government.
Although democratic values are increasingly threatened throughout the world, and many voters in democracies increasingly express indifference or despair, Hong Kong’s youth are determined to continue the struggle for freedom that began decades ago under British rule, Before time runs out, Hong Kong becomes just another Chinese city as Hong Kong Fight.