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Unlike Mong Kok unrest, 1967 riots were intended to protect the poor, says ex-lawmaker

Former pro-Beijing lawmaker Chan Yuen-han has said the Mong Kok unrest in 2016 cannot be compared to the 1967 riots, which she said were intended to protect the interests of the underprivileged. Chan’s party, the Federation of Trade Unions, played a key role in organising the labour protests which escalated into riots in 1967. During the unrest, […]