Riot police shoot tear gas to disperse troublemakers in Hong Kong’s North Point area in July 1967. Photo: SCMP

Chinese officials in Hong Kong order events to mark 1967 riots postponed to avoid spoiling handover anniversary celebration

Journalist Ching Cheong reveals ex-rioters eager to mark 50 years since deadly protests in city bowed to Beijing’s liaison office and delayed events so celebrations of 20th anniversary of Chinese rule of Hong Kong wouldn’t be hit

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Riot police shoot tear gas to disperse troublemakers in Hong Kong’s North Point area in July 1967. Photo: SCMP
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