FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Hong Kong police raid shuttered Tiananmen museum • FRANCE 24 English” – below is their description.
#HongKong police on Thursday raided a #museum that houses exhibits commemorating Beijing’s deadly crackdown on #TiananmenSquare in 1989, a day after they arrested four members of the group that ran the venue.
🔔 FRANCE 24 English YouTube Channel
Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.
In This Story: Hong Kong
Hong Kong, officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China (HKSAR), is a metropolitan area and special administrative region of the People’s Republic of China on the eastern Pearl River Delta of the South China Sea. With over 7.5 million residents of various nationalities in a 1,104-square-kilometre (426 sq mi) territory, Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated places in the world.
Hong Kong became a colony of the British Empire after the Qing Empire ceded Hong Kong Island at the end of the First Opium War in 1842. The colony expanded to the Kowloon Peninsula in 1860 after the Second Opium War and was further extended when Britain obtained a 99-year lease of the New Territories in 1898. The whole territory was transferred to China in 1997. As a special administrative region, Hong Kong maintains separate governing and economic systems from that of mainland China under the principle of “one country, two systems”.
What the Hell Happened This Week? – Week of 10/18/21 | The Daily Show
SCMP Explains: How does Hong Kong handle its waste?
The Greater Bay Area: Xi Jinping’s great dream? – VisualPolitik EN