Hong Kong LegCo storming: as Martin Luther King put it, ‘riots are the language of the unheard’

By Holly Fernyhough I knew that July 1, 2019, was going to be monumental. Like many others, I watched in shock as demonstrators stormed the Legislative Council (LegCo) Complex, set about graffitiing the walls and draping the colonial-era flag of Hong Kong over the President’s chair. Whatever I was expecting to happen it was not that. Amidst […]