Brawl-driven politics | Lawmakers fight for control of HK’s Legislative Council

In a moment of chaos at Hong Kong’s legislature, pro-democracy and pro-Beijing lawmakers began fighting for control of the room by attempting to physically usurp the chairman’s seat.

The scene included allies and security guards protecting the chairman as opposition lawmakers sought to block her from ascending the podium.
Each side has accused the other of unlawfully attempting to seize control. Not sure how a shoving match will solve that, but oh, well…


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