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July 1 march i

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July 1 march

The annual July 1 march in Hong Kong marks the handover of the British colony to Beijing that took place in 1997. The peaceful demonstration has become a rallying point for the city's pro-democracy activists. It captured the public's attention in 2003, when half a million people marched, angered by proposed national security legislation under Article 23 of the Basic Law.

Opinion | Hong Kong’s not dead yet, but Lam must act

If Hong Kong is to survive this ordeal, the protesters must avoid provocative acts that make crackdowns more likely. The SAR government is most responsible for the escalation, though, through its misguided bill and recent inaction.

26 Jul 2019 - 3:18PM
Editorial | Cycle of violence has become predictable

Hongkongers have the right to protest, but laws have to be followed and violence can never be justified

20 Jul 2019 - 11:15PM
Opinion | In defence of Hongkongers’ right to scold the chief executive
14 Jul 2019 - 4:20PM
The View | No need for investors to panic, Hong Kong will bounce back
12 Jul 2019 - 11:25AM
Opinion | Why 2020 could be the endgame for ‘one country, two systems’
12 Jul 2019 - 9:20PM