China’s Crackdown on a Free Hong Kong
June 23, 2022 11:11 am (EST)
- Explainer Video
After the British government handed Hong Kong over to China in 1997, Beijing promised to let the city keep its capitalist economy and some of its democratic freedoms under the “one country, two systems” approach. However, Hong Kong’s future looks grim as Beijing increasingly cracks down on protests, free press, and dissent.