Protests return to streets of Hong Kong

Protests return to streets of Hong Kong
By Robert Hackwill
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Hundreds of people have taken part in a tightly-controlled demonstration in Hong Kong to protest at the government’s decision to bar six independence activists from standing in September’s legislative

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Hundreds of people have taken part in a tightly-controlled demonstration in Hong Kong to protest at the government’s decision to bar six independence activists from standing in September’s legislative elections.

In 2014 China’s financial hub was crippled by a 79-day street protest, dubbed the “umbrella revolution”, by people angry at China’s imposing of only vetted candidates for Hong Kong elections.

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