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POLITICS : General strike, street clashes paralyze Hong Kong

Aug 06, 2019 - The Globe and Mail (Canada)

Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker Alvin Yeung, a former Canadian citizen, is urging Canadians to demonstrate their support for Hong Kong protests that began in response to an extradition law many fear would hand Beijing more direct control over the former British colony.

Mr. Yeung, who was raised and educated in Canada, urged Ottawa to pay very close attention to its interests in the Asian city, which was once again rocked by protests Monday.

"We need people to send their support," Mr...