Protests in Hong Kong
- Hong Kong was a British colony until they gave it back in ‘97.
- The deal was that for 50 years HK would govern itself.
- China is an autocracy which means it’s ruled by 1 party.
- People in HK don’t want China telling them what to do.
- In July, 500k people marched for democracy in HK.
- Now, China says HK can only elect pre-approved candidates.
- Tens of thousands of people are protesting in HK this week.