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Hong Kong Lawyers Protest in Black Against Chinese Government's White Paper

Written by Oiwan Lam On 28 June 2014 @ 6:57 am | 1 Comment

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1,800 Hong Kong lawyers dressed in black marched through the city on 27 of June to protest against what they see as Chinese interference, a sign of growing concern about the rule of law in the Asian financial centre and a further act of dissent against Beijing. Photo by PH Yang at Demotix. [1]

A total of 1,800 Hong Kong lawyers dressed in black marched through the city on 27 June to protest against what they see as Chinese interference.  a sign of growing concern about the rule of law in the Asian financial centre and a further act of dissent against Beijing. Photo by PH Yang at Demotix.

The protest is in response to the Chinaese government's recent white paper [2] on the practice of “one country, two systems” in Hong Kong.


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[1] Image: http://www.demotix.com/news/5115368/hong-kong-lawyers-march-protest-against-perceived-china-meddling#media-5115092

[2] white paper: http://globalvoicesonline.org/2014/06/20/china-hong-kong-sino-british-joint-declaration-white-paper-one-country-two-systems/

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