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Huge Hong Kong rally after student
dies and lawmakers arrested

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Posted By: Ketchuplover, 11/9/2019 8:59:40 PM

Tens of thousands of Hong Kongers packed into a park Saturday night to mourn a student who died during recent clashes as police arrested a group of pro-democracy lawmakers, deepening the city's political crisis. (snip) Tensions have soared since the death on Friday of Alex Chow, 22, who succumbed to head injuries sustained during a fall as police skirmished with demonstrators inside a car park last weekend. The huge rally -- one of the few in recent months to obtain police approval -- means Hong Kong has witnessed 24 weekends of protest in what has become the most profound

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Anybody else hearing the Tiananmen Tick-Tock? What I'm NOT hearing are cries from the Left to open our borders to tens of thousands of HK refugees. (Maybe because most of those refugees would probably be more than self-sufficient and not have to rely on govt. handouts?)

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Jesuslover54 11/9/2019 9:43:15 PM (No. 231096)
No matter how this plays out it is a pivotal moment in world history. Nobody seems to be blaming Trump for Alex Chow's death, but somebody probably will.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Northcross 11/9/2019 10:25:23 PM (No. 231108)
Official statement from the NBA on the death of Alex Chow: "Tough luck, kid; you should have known better than to take on the rightful government of Hong Kong. Long live Chairman Mao!"
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Reply 3 - Posted by: curious1 11/10/2019 12:11:24 AM (No. 231150)
Wonder how it would crank xi if President Trump offered to take them off china's hands, and set up an enclave on Hawaii ... Could make a lot of tax dollars from their businesses. Apparently China doesn'tv want their economic activity, so...
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Reply 4 - Posted by: DVC 11/10/2019 1:57:34 AM (No. 231185)
I wonder how long before the Chinese start just killing hundreds at a swath, mowing them down with machine guns? I don't see the Chinese backing down and losing, unfortunately. I really hope I am wrong.
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