Mall brawls and street fights as Hong Kong polarisation deepens
Fights erupted in Hong Kong on Saturday with political rivals trading blows in a mall and Beijing supporters using Chinese flags to assault opponents on a street, deepening the city's polarisation after months of pro-democracy protests.
The once-stable international hub has been convulsed by weeks of huge, sometimes violent rallies calling for greater democratic freedoms and police accountability.
The movement is the biggest challenge to China's rule since the city was handed back by Britain in 1997 and shows no sign of ending, with city leaders and Beijing taking a hard line....
The Chinese Communists are going to increase the daily misery index enough for all of Hong Kong to say please Master, come put us under martial law to save us. After all, Communism has no law but party.
Seems like it's becoming an outright cry for freedom and liberty, but there will always be those who stand against those concepts. My prayer is that Hong Kong would be protected and enabled to become a light for the Gospel not only to China, but to the watching world.
Eileen Ng and Phoebe Lai wrote: .... Earlier Sunday, hundreds of protesters waved British flags, sang â€śGod Save the Queenâ€ť and chanted â€śUK save Hong Kongâ€ť outside the British Consulate as they stepped up calls for international support for their campaign.
With banners declaring â€śone country, two systems is dead,â€ť they repeated calls for Hong Kongâ€™s former colonial ruler to ensure the cityâ€™s autonomy is upheld under agreements made when it ceded power to China in 1997....
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