Pro-democracy demonstrators and Beijing fight for the future of Hong Kong

Pro-democracy demonstrators and Beijing fight for the future of Hong Kong

>>Sreenivasan: TONIGHT, WE TAKEA CLOSER LOOK AT WHAT IS DRIVINGTHE PROTESTS IN HONG KONG, ANDWHY THE MILLIONS OF PROTESTORSWHO’VE FILLED THE STREETS FORMORE THAN FOUR MONTHS SAY THEFUTURE OF THEIR CITY IS ATSTAKE.IT’S THE LAST OF OUR TEN-PARTSERIES, “CHINA: POWER ANDPROSPERITY,” PRODUCED WITH THESUPPORT OF THE PULITZER CENTER.NEWSHOUR FOREIGN AFFAIRSCORRESPONDENT NICK SCHIFRINREPORTS FROM HONG KONG.(PROTESTING […]

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Nearly 2 million protest in Hong Kong, as Chinese forces gather near the border

Nearly 2 million protest in Hong Kong, as Chinese forces gather near the border

WILLIAM BRANGHAM: Twitter and Facebook today announced the suspension of more than 200,000accounts.The companies believed they were linked to the Chinese government and were allegedlyspreading disinformation.That alleged social media influence campaign was designed to tarnish Hong Kong’s pro-democracyprotest movement, which showed over the weekend the power it wields in sheer numbers out onthe streets.Special correspondent […]

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How China Is Framing the Hong Kong Protests | NYT News

How China Is Framing the Hong Kong Protests | NYT News

Foreign influence, terrorism,possible intervention.This is how China is trying to shape the storyof what’s happening in Hong Kong.For weeks, antigovernment protestshave gripped Hong Kong,with anger rising over China’s growing influence.The Chinese have responded by tryingto control the narrative.Here’s how.This is Junius Ho, a lawmaker in Hong Kongwith strong ties to Beijing.At this press conference, he […]

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With buildup of forces on border, China displays waning tolerance for Hong Kong protests

With buildup of forces on border, China displays waning tolerance for Hong Kong protests

AMNA NAWAZ: In Hong Kong today, calm largely prevailed.But the city braced for more large protests this weekend, as Beijing delivered more harshrhetoric.Chinese security forces mustered just across Hong Kong’s border, and President Trump insertedhimself into the tense standoff.Special correspondent Bruce Harrison reports now from Hong Kong.BRUCE HARRISON, PBS NEWSHOUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT: Soldiers marched amid […]

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