UK Parliament debates Hong Kong freedoms after Umbrella Movement trial

  • Published on Apr 10, 2019
  • UK Parliament debates Hong Kong freedoms after Umbrella Movement trial
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Comments • 18

  • GSGH Workright
    GSGH Workright 2 months ago

    Hong Kong was under British rule from 1841 and was briefly occupied by Japan from 1941 to 1945 before surrendering the territory back to British forces, resumingBritish rule from 1945 to 1997. The colonial period began with the occupation ofHong Kong Island in 1841 during the First Opium War.

  • GSGH Workright
    GSGH Workright 2 months ago

    Hong Kong, officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is a special administrative region on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in southern China.

  • GSGH Workright
    GSGH Workright 2 months ago

    Kowloon (Acquired By Britain In 1860)(Prince Edward, Mong Kok, Yau Ma Tei, Jordan, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hung Hom, West Kowloon & Ma Tau Wai)
    Kowloon encompasses the northern part of Hong Kong, on the mainland across Victoria Harbour. Once a separate city, it was acquired by Britain in 1860 and returned to China with the rest of the colony in 1997. It’s now a shopping, arts and entertainment district. Stores line Nathan Road, while traditional markets offer goods from flowers and goldfish to clothes and jade.

  • All Weather Cat Lover
    All Weather Cat Lover 4 months ago


  • SR Media
    SR Media 4 months ago +1

    Double standard at the best

  • Iowa State
    Iowa State 5 months ago


  • Yang Cao
    Yang Cao 5 months ago +1

    156 years no democratic election for Britain Hong Kong. Discuss after handover...Hypocrisy

    • Infinite Films
      Infinite Films 5 months ago +3

      here to correct the record. The Hong Kong gov before the handover continuously made efforts to instil democracy in HK as early as the 1940s. A full plan for independence was made and then the communist party of China threatened to invade (the first of many comments of invasion or threat)

  • radiostate
    radiostate 6 months ago

    Hong Kong is finished anyway unfortunately, all this empty talk is too little too late.

  • telecake
    telecake 6 months ago +1

    I am sure they care...... NOT

  • J j
    J j 6 months ago +3


  • J j
    J j 6 months ago +2

    UK did the same, arresting 300 protesters ! WTF

  • Jeff Kwok
    Jeff Kwok 7 months ago +15

    Hong Kong is not Chi na

    • Infinite Films
      Infinite Films 5 months ago

      probably not since their would have been a granting of independence and joining of the commonwealth. Most of those young peoples parents were immigrants to HK seeking refuge from chaos and are only trying to make the most of the new situation. Most are not happy with their nationality, they are happy with the autonomy for now @o iMarkus v

    • Ros De
      Ros De 5 months ago

      Then who does it belongs to? The british that took it from the chinese?

    • Yang Cao
      Yang Cao 5 months ago

      Hong Kong is not China. It is and was part of China.

    • radiostate
      radiostate 6 months ago +1

      @o iMarkus v Grass is always greener on the other side, mate

    • o iMarkus v
      o iMarkus v 7 months ago +1

      It's a special administration, I'm a unionist from Northern Ireland but even I can tell that most people from Hong Kong are happy with their Chinese nationality it is only a small minority of young people who never grew up in the colonial era are pro British simply because that's what young people do.
      If Hong Kong was still British these same young people would probably be flying communist party flags and shouting for a end to British rule just because they are bored and think that the grass is always greener