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Hong Kong protests resume after officials relax social distancing rules

NPR, May 15, 2020 (Audio)

May 15, 2020

Hong Kong protests resume after officials relax social distancing rules

Modern China historian [UCI Chancellor’s Professor] Jeffrey Wasserstrom’s new book is titled “Vigil: Hong Kong On The Brink.” He says the dramatic roundup was meant to remind everyone that even moderates will be punished. Wasserstrom says fingering [Martin] Lee, who helped draft Hong Kong’s basic law enshrining one country, two systems, sends a pointed message.