Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters defiant, but rally turnout hits a low

Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters defiant, but rally turnout hits a lowBy Venus Wu HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s annual pro-democracy protest saw one of the lowest turnouts in history, as thousands braved sweltering heat to protest against Beijing’s tightening grip over the city on Sunday, the 21st anniversary of its return to Chinese rule. Hong Kong’s opposition has lost much steam in the past year, which saw elected pro-democracy legislators disqualified and some of the most prominent activists jailed. Against the fall of Hong Kong.” “Now the government is already siding with the Communist Party.



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